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Amêndoa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Amêndoa, Concelho de Mação, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2016-03-28 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: amendoa | almond(branch) | mountain | cross(christ knights) |
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[Amêndoa commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Sable, two branches of almond tree Or, fruited Argent and crossed per saltire, in chief a cross patty Gules charged with a Greek cross Argent, in base a mountain Or crowned by a wall Argent masoned Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "AMÊNDOA - MAÇÃO"
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Knights of Christ.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2016

Presentation of Amêndoa

Amêndoa Commune is one of the six communes of Mação Municipality; it had 515 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 37.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2016

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