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Martim Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Martim, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Martim commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 May 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two fleur-de-lis Or set in fess, issuant from base a mount Argent, in chief a mattock's blade Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MARTIM - BARCELOS".
The fleur-de-lis are attributes of St. Mary, as Our lady of Expectation being the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 July 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2016

Presentation of Martim

Martim Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 2375 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2016

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