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Mealhada Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Mealhada, Distrito de Aveiro

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[Mealhada municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Jul 2007
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on plain green background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 Jul 2007

Coat of arms

[Mealhada municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Jul 2007

The arms are Argent on a gound Proper an oak Proper between two bunches of grapes Purple leafed Vert. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "MEALHADA".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 Jul 2007

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : II Série in 1956.04.25, a somewhat late date.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 Jul 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

Plain (monocoloured) portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have variations without arms: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 July 1999

Presentation of Mealhada

Mealhada municipality had 20 751 inhabitants in 2001 and consists of 6 communes covering 111,14 km². It is part of Aveiro District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Beira Litoral, C.C.R. / NUTS II Centro and NUTS III Baixo Vouga.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 Jul 2007

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