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Rio Maior Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rio Maior, Concelho de Rio Maior, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-11-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rio Maior commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 26 Oct 2001
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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 purple and white.
Sérgio Horta, 26 Oct 2001

Coat of arms

[Rio Maior commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

Or field, 2 mounts Vert charged with Argent salt pyramid, over 5 wavy fess, 3 argent and 2 azure, in chief a purple bunch of grapes, leaved vert. Argent 3 towers mural crown (village rank) . White scroll with inscription in upper case black letters "FREGUESIA DE RIO MAIOR".
Sérgio Horta, 26 Oct 2001

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 August 1999
Sérgio Horta, 26 Oct 2001

Presentation of Rio Maior

Rio Maior Commune is one of the ten communes of the Rio Maior municipality (q.v.); it had 12 005 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 82.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Nov 2015

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