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Portalegre Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Portalegre, Distrito de Portalegre

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[Portalegre municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Dec 2006
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About the Flag

It is a quite typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a gyronny background (city rank) of black and yellow.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Dec 2006

Coat of arms

[Portalegre municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Dec 2006

The arms are or between the towers of a two-towered castle sable with port locked and windows or and sable five inescutcheons per cross azure each charged with five plates per saltire. Mural crown argent with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "PORTALEGRE".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Dec 2006

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série in 1934.07.11.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Dec 2006

Version without Coat of Arms

[Portalegre municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin,

Presentation of Portalegre

Portalegre municipality had 24 756 inhabitants in 2001, and it is divided in 10 communes, covering 447,1 km². It is part of: Portalegre District, traditional province and NUT3 Alto Alentejo, 1999 ref. adm. region and C.C.R./NUT2 Alentejo.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Dec 2006

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