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Silves Municipality (Portugal)

Last modified: 2013-12-02 by antónio martins
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Silves municipality
image by Sérgio Horta, 24 Oct 1999
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About the flag

On red, the municipal coat of arms. Argent, five eschuteons azure, each charged with eleven plates argent arranged 3+2+3+2+1, set in cross, cornered by two moor king’s heads (chief sinister and dexter point) and two christian king’s heads (chief dexter and sinister point), dressed or, beared sable and of argent complexion. Mural crown argent, with five towers (city rank) and white scroll with black letters reading "CIDADE DE SILVES" (Silves city). The arms combine the arms of the second to forth portuguese kings (1185-1245) and the traditional Algarvan symbol of the two king’s heads.
António Martins, 30 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 Silves

Silves is located in the Faro District, old province of Algarve, covering 679 km2 in 8 communes with 33 130 inhabitants.
António Martins, 30 Nov 1998


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