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SANTARÉM

District : Santarém

Brasão de Santarém

Official blazon

Escudo de azul, com um castelo de prata aberto e iluminado de vermelho, tendo a torre central carregada pelas quinas antigas de Portugal. Coroa mural de prata de cinco torres. Escudo cercado pelo colar da Ordem de Torre e Espada. Listel branco com a legenda a negro : " CIDADE DE SANTARÉM ".

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on March 15, 1935.

The castle symbolises the castle of Santarém, an important fortress, taken by King Afonso Henriques. The taking of the castle was of great importance to the formation of the current Portuguese territory.

The small shield on the castle shows the Royal Arms and refers to King Afonso Henriques.

Arms of Santarém

The arms in 1862
Arms of Santarém

The arms on a matchbox label

Freguesias in Santarém :


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