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Chancelaria Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Chancelaria, Concelho de Torres Novas, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2016-01-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Chancelaria 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 yellow and red.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a fess wavy Argent charged with two barrulets wavy Azure, above two lions rampant Or supporting a paly sword Argent Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CHANCELARIA".
Sword and lions are attributes of Sta. Eufémia, the local patron saint. The base wavy is representing a Ribeira do Alvorão, crossing the commune.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 25 November 1994, draft of flag and arms made by João Carlos Lopes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Presentation of Chancelaria

Chancelaria Commune is one of the ten communes of the Torres Novas municipality (q.v.); it had 1659 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 35.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

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