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Macieira da Maia Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Macieira da Maia, Concelho de Vila do Conde, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-09-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Macieira da Maia commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 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, 5 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a throughout Roman bridge Argent masoned sable, issuant from a bar wavy Argent, charged with a barrulet wavy Azure, in chief an eradicated apple tree Or fruited Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MACIEIRA DA MAIA".
The apple tree (Port.: macieira) is a canting element.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 4 May 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2016

Presentation of Macieira da Maia

Macieira da Maia Commune is one of the 21 communes of Vila do Conde Municipality; it had 2321 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Sep 2016

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