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Santana Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santana, Concelho de Portel, Distrito de Évora

Last modified: 2016-08-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Santana (Portel) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Aug 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: Portel municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Purpure, a fess wavy Argent, charged with a bar wavy Azure, in chief an open book Argent, charged with a fleur-de-lis Azure, in base two axes Argent crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "SANTANA - PORTEL".
The axes are of that kind used by the peelers of cork oaks.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 August 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Aug 2016

Presentation of Santana

Santana Commune is one of the six communes of Portel Municipality; it had 542 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 41.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Aug 2016

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