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Quinta do Conde Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia da Quinta do Conde, Concelho de Sesimbra, Distrito de Setúbal

Last modified: 2014-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Quinta do Conde commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Feb 2008
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and green (town rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Feb 2008

Coat of arms

[Quinta do Conde commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Feb 2008

The arms are Argent a cross of St. James between to crows respectant Sable and in base a comital coronet Vert bejewelled Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "QUINTA DO CONDE".
"Quinta do conde" means "Count's manor" and the arms show a partly canting charge, the coronet. The other elements stand for a St. Vincent Monastery (crows) and tfor the Order of St. James (cross fleury fitchy Gules).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Feb 2008

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 1999.05.13.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Feb 2008

Presentation of Quinta do Conde

Quinta do Conde Commune is one of the three communes of the Sesimbra municipality (q.v.). This commune had 16 567 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 14,22 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Feb 2008

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