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Martinchel Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Martinchel, Concelho de Abrantes, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Martinchel commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Aug 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a rowing boat Gules, in chief a watermill's wheel Gules flanked by two olive branches Vert fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "MARTINCHEL"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 18 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2015

Presentation of Martinchel

Martinchel Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Abrantes municipality (q.v.); it had 604 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Aug 2015

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