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Matela Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Matela, Concelho de Vimioso, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2017-04-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Matela (Vimioso) commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Mar 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain purple field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

[Matela (Vimioso) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Mar 2017

Shield Argent, a vine wreath Vert set in fess with five grape bunches Purpure, in chief a bugle Gules stringed Sable and, in base wavy Azure a barrulet wavy Argent charged with two fish Gules eyed Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "MATELA - VIMIOSO".
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Mar 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 7 July 2011, although the Comissão de Heráldica da Associação dos Arqueólogos Portugueses (CHAAP) had mase its positive assessment already seven years before on 5 June 2003.
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Mar 2017

Presentation of Matela

Matela Commune is one of the ten communes of Vimioso Municipality; it had 228 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 45.8 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Mar 2017

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