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Caxarias Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Caxarias, Concelho de Ourém, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-05-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Caxarias (Ourém) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 May 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and red.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure divided by a Cistercian bend, in sinister chief a palm leaf Or superimposed by a scimitar Argent hilted Gules, in base a bar wavy Argent charged with a barrulet wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CAXARIAS - OURÉM
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 31 May 1995
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

Presentation of Caxarias

Caxarias Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Ourém municipality (q.v.); it had 2166 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 20.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

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