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São Mateus Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Mateus, Concelho de Madalena, Açores

Last modified: 2016-09-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Mateus (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 white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, charged with a sperm whale Sable, a pen Azure nimbed Or, flanked in chief by two grapevines Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "S. MATEUS - MADALENA"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

Presentation of São Mateus

São Mateus Commune is one of the six communes of Madalena Municipality; it had 772 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Sep 2016

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