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Aldeia Velha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Aldeia Velha, Concelho de Sabugal, Distrito de da Guarda

Last modified: 2016-03-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Aldeia Velha (Sabugal) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 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 green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, issuant from base a mountain Vert charged with two sheep Argent and crowned by a mural wall Sable masoned Argent, in chief a plough Sable garnished Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ALDEIA VELHA - SABUGAL".
Mountain and wall are symbolizing the fortified settlement of Old Sabugal (the name of the commune means: "old village". The plough is symbolizing agriculture and the sheep are symbolizing herding.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 18 January 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

Presentation of Aldeia Velha

Aldeia Velha Commune is one of the 30 communes of Sabugal Municipality; it had 431 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

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