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Mértola Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Mértola, Concelho de Mértola, Distrito de Beja

Last modified: 2015-11-22 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: mertola(freguesia) | fess(wavy) | rowing boat | castle(red) | flower |
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[Mértola commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 12 Nov 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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a fess wavy Azure charged with a rowing boat Or, in chief a castle Gules masoned Sable flanked by two flowers Purpure seeded Or, in base a crescent recumbent Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MÉRTOLA"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 June 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

Presentation of Mértola

Mértola Commune is one of the seven communes of the Mértola municipality (q.v.); it had 2824 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 318.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

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