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Calheta Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Calheta, Concelho de Calheta, Madeira

Last modified: 2015-02-14 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Calheta commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Jan 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

Coat of arms

[Calheta commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

Shield Or, in base a triple mount Vert over waves Argent and Vert, in central chief a cogwheel Gules flanked by two sugar canes stemmed Gules and leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black capitals "FREGUESIA DA CALHETA - MADEIRA". The artist is Luís Moreira.
Source: Calheta Municipality#s webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

Published in Diário da República, III Série on 21 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

Presentation of Calheta

Calheta Commune is one of the 8 communes of Calheta (Madeira) Municipality (q.v.); it had 3163 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 23.47 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

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