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Communes of Alcochete Municipality (Portugal)

Last modified: 2010-11-06 by antónio martins
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Introduction

All three communes of Alcochete Municipality have adopted arms and flags.
António Martins, 2010


Samouco Commune

Samouco commune
image by Sérgio Horta, 21 Feb 2008

It is a fairly typical portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centered on a blue background. Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República : III Série in 1996.07.10.
António Martins, 21 Feb 2008

Coat of arms

Samouco arms
image by Sérgio Horta, 21 Feb 2008

The arms are Or a barrel Gules ringed Argend between two seahorses Vert respectant and in chief a lire Purpure and in campaign a fess wavy Azure charged with a fess wavy Argent. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "Samouco — Alcochete". Original blazon:

Escudo de ouro, uma pipa de vermelho com aros de prata, entre dois hipocampos de verde, em cortesia; em chefe, uma lira de púrpura e, em ponta, três faixetas ondeadas de azul e prata. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco, com a legenda a negro, em maiúsculas: "SAMOUCO — ALCOCHETE".
António Martins, 21 Feb 2008

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 Samouco

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Samouco Commune is one of the three communes of the Alcochete Municipality. This commune had 2788 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 2,83 km².
António Martins, 21 Feb 2008


São Francisco Commune

São Francisco commune
image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Feb 2008

It is a fairly typical portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centered on a plain yellow background. Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República : III Série in 1997.05.05.
António Martins, 23 Feb 2008

Coat of arms

São Francisco arms
image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Feb 2008

The arms are Vert a three-arch gateway Argent tiled Azure and topped by a latin cross Or and in campaign a plough Or. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "S. Francisco — Alcochete". Original blazon:

Escudo de verde, portal de três arcos de prata, azulejado de azul, rematado por uma cruz de ouro; em ponta, um arado de ouro. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco com a legenda a negro, em maiúsculas: "S. FRANCISCO — ALCOCHETE".
António Martins, 23 Feb 2008

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 São Francisco

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São Francisco Commune is one of the three communes of the Alcochete Municipality. This commune had 1128 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 4,21 km².
António Martins, 23 Feb 2008


Alcochete Commune

Alcochete commune
image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Feb 2008

It is a fairly typical portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centered on a plain yellow background. Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República : III Série in 1997.02.14.
António Martins, 25 Feb 2008

Coat of arms

Alcochete arms
image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Feb 2008

The arms are Gules issuant from a base wavy Argent chared with three barrulets wavy Azure a pillory Argent topped with an armillary sphere Or and between two salt pyramids Argent. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "Freguesia de Alcochete". Original blazon:

Escudo de vermelho, um pelourinho de prata rematado por uma esfera armilar de ouro, ladeado por dois montes de sal de prata; ponta ondeada de prata e azul. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco com a legenda a negro, em maiúsculas: "FREGUESIA DE ALCOCHETE".
António Martins, 25 Feb 2008

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 Alcochete

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Alcochete Commune is one of the three communes of the synonym Municipality. This commune had 9094 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 87,45 km².
António Martins, 25 Feb 2008


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