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Camacha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Camacha, Concelho de Santa Cruz, Madeira

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Camacha commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 July 2015
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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. (however doubtful, usually this flag should be quartered of white and blue, but I have no evidence, just an image of the arms on red background)
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a human pyramid made of eight persons, men and women, dressed Argent, on a pole Argent, the whole is flanked by two baskets Proper filled with flowers Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CAMACHA"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 July 2015

Presentation of Camacha

Commune is one of the five communes of the Santa Cruz municipality (q.v.); it had 7449 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 19.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 July 2015

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