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Facha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Facha, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

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[Facha commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Mar 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plaingreen field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a castle Gules masoned Or with port and windows Or, in chief a chalice Sable flamed Gules and Or flanked by two paly branches of olive Vert fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FACHA - PONTE DE LIMA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 May 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Presentation of Facha

Facha Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 1546 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 15.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

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