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Alcabideche Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alcabideche, Concelho de Cascais, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alcabideche commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base an irregular bar Tawny charged with rocks Sable, crowned by a windmill Argent flanked by a radiant sun Or at dexter and a vaning crescent Or, both having a face, chief Gules charged with inscription in black initials "AL-QA-BDAQ". Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and red scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE ALCABIDECHE".
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 July 2015

Presentation of Alcabideche

Alcabideche Commune is one of the four communes of the Cascais municipality (q.v.); it had 42 162 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 39.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 July 2015

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