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Entradas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Entradas, Concelho de Castro Verde, Distrito de Beja

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Entradas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an aries and a duck - both Gules and affronty - between a sword cross Gules in central chief and in base a bunch of two corn poppies Vert blossomed Gules between three wheat ears Vert, all tied Azure. Mural crown with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "ENTRADAS".
The cross is alluding to the Order of Santiago. St. James (on the peninsula known as Santiago) is also the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 4 December 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Apr 2015

Presentation of Entradas

Entradas Commune is one of the four communes of the Castro Verde municipality (q.v.); it had 649 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 76.23 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Apr 2015

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