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Montijo e Afonsoeiro United Commune (Portugal)

União das Freguesias de Montijo e Afonsoeiro, Concelho de Montijo, Distrito de Setúbal

Last modified: 2015-02-03 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: afonsoeiro | montijo(freguesia) | cogwheel | millstone | rail profile | base(wavy) | sailing ship | cross(st. james) | scallop |
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Introduction

In 2013 the communes of Montijo and Afonsoeiro merged, forming the new commune of Montijo e Afonsoeiro.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Feb 2915


Flag

[Montijo commune (-2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 Jan 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Jan 2015

Coat of arms

[Montijo commune CoA (-2013)] image by Sérgio Horta,

Shield Argent, a base wavy of Azure and Argent, crowned by a sailing ship Sable, rigged Gules, in central chief a cross Gules of the Order of St. James, flanked by two scallops Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black capitals: "FREGUESIA DO MONTIJO".
Meaning:
The region belonged to the Order of St. James, represented by its cross. Probably it is the same with the scallops. The ship was typical in the region in order to tramsport local products. The base wavy is symbolizing River Tejo. Design by Joaquim Baldrico and Fernando Simões.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Jan 2015

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 July 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Jan 2015


Presentation of Montijo

Montijo Commune is one of the five communes of Montijo Municipality (q.v.); it had 29 908 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 26.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Jan 2015


Former Afonsoeiro Commune (until 2013)

[Afonsoeiro commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Sep 2010

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 Sep 2010

Coat of arms

[Afonsoeiro commune CoA (until 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Sep 2010

The arms are Or a cogwheel Gules, in chief a millstone Azure between two rail profiles Gules, in base wavy Azure two barrulets wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading "AFONSOEIRO" in black upper case letters.
Meaning:
The profiles stand for the former railroad Ramal do Montijo, which had its terminus in the communal territory (Montijo station).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 Sep 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 November 1997
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 Sep 2010


Presentation of Afonsoeiro

Afonsoeiro Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Montijo Municipality (q.v.); it had 7222 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 4.36 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Jan 2015


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