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Madalena Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Madalena, Concelho de Madalena, Açores

Last modified: 2016-09-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Madalena commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Sep 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, 19 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Vert and Argent, charged with a tuna Sable, issuant from base a mount sable capped Argent, in front of it a sailing boat Argent, in chief two grapevines Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FREGUESIA DA MADALENA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 September 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

Presentation of Madalena

Madalena Commune is one of the six communes of Madalena Municipality; it had 2581 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 33.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

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