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Almeida Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Almeida, Concelho de Almeida, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2018-05-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Almeida commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Source: Almeida municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Or; a throughout wall Sable, masoned Argent with port Or and one turret, in base a crescent recumbent reversed Gules, in chief two billets Azure fretty Argent and ordered per fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FREGUESIA DE ALMEIDA".
The building is the St. Francis Gate of the local castle.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 January 2005
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2018

Presentation of Almeida

Almeida Commune is one of the 29 communes of Almeida Municipality; it had 1314 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 52.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2018

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