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Assentiz Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Assentiz (Assentis), Concelho de Torres Novas, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2016-01-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Assentiz (Torres Novas) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 24 Jan 2016
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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 green and yellow.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, an olive tree eradicated proper flanked by two millstones Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ASSENTIS".
Since times immemorial Assentis has had the most oil presses and the largest production of olive oil of the municipality. Both charges are alluding to this fact.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 September 1994, draft of flag and arms made by João Carlos Lopes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Presentation of Assentiz

Assentiz Commune is one of the ten communes of the Torres Novas municipality (q.v.); it had 2921 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 32.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

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