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Chamusca Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho da Chamusca, Distrito de Santarém

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[Chamusca municipality] 2:3 image by André Serranho, 19 July 1999
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a quarterly (meaning town rank) field of yellow and purple.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Nov 2001

Coat of arms

[Chamusca municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Nov 2001

The coat of arms is argent, a lion purple, armed azure, bordure sable charged with four vine grapes or, alterning with four pomegranates or fruited gules. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DA CHAMUSCA" (sometimes also "CÂMARA MUNICIPAL DA CHAMUSCA").
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Nov 2001

Arms, flag and seal aproved by gov. decree (portaria) nº 7819, in 1934.05.10, publ. in official journal Diário do Governo108, 1st series.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Nov 2001

Version without Coat of Arms

[Chamusca municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Chamusca

Chamusca municipality had 11 960 inhabitants in 1990, and it is divided in five communes, covering 746 km². It belongs to the Santarém District and to the old province of Ribatejo.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Nov 2001

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