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Encarnação Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Encarnação, Concelho de Mafra, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-07-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Encarnação commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 June 2015
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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 June 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Vert and Azure, the Western façade of a two towered church Argent garnished Sable, in chief a corn cob Or leaved Vert at dexter and a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE ENCARNAÇÃO".
The façade probably displays the local parish church. The green waves in the base are representing the Atlantic.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 June 2015

Presentation of Encarnação

Encarnação Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Mafra municipality (q.v.); it had 4798 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 28.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 June 2015

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