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Alhos Vedros Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alhos Vedros, Concelho da Moita, Distrito de Setbúal

Last modified: 2015-05-02 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: alhos vedros | cross(st. james) | oars(crossed) | fleur-de-lis(red) | calabash |
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[Alhos Vedros commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 May 2009
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a quartered field of white and green (town rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 May 2009

Coat of arms

[Alhos Vedros commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 14 May 2009

The arms are Argent two oars crossed per saltire flanked by two fleurs de lis Gules and in chief a St. James Order cross and in base a calabash Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "ALHOS VEDROS".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 May 2009

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 April 1996
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 May 2009

Presentation of Alhos Vedros

Alhos Vedros Commune is one of the four communes of Moita Municipality (q.v.); it had 12 614 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 16,56 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 May 2013

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