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Ferreira do Alentejo Municipality (Portugal)

Last modified: 2006-09-30 by antónio martins
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Ferreira do Alentejo municipality
image by António Martins and André Serranho, 13 Nov 1998
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About the flag

Arms: Argent, castle tower sable, open, litten and lined argent between a sword-cross of the Santiago order dexter and a figure of a woman in local costume sinister, in chief or, four ears of corn grained or and leaved vert. Mural crown with four visible towers argent and white scroll reading "VILA DE FERREIRA DO ALENTEJO" in black capitals. Flag is plain green.
António Martins, 13 Nov 1998

Version without the coat of arms

Plain (monocolored) portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have armless variations: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 Jul 1999

Presentation of Ferreira do Alentejo

Ferreira do Alentejo is a medium sized town, capital of a municipality with 648 km2 and 9790 inhabitants in 6 communes. It is located currently in the Beja district and once belonged to the Baixo Alentejo province.
António Martins, 13 Nov 1998

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