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Meixomil Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Meixomil, Concelho de Paços de Ferreira, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-04-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Meixomil (Paços de Ferreira) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 5 Apr 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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Or; a pair of scales Purpure; in chief a cross patty rounded Gules, flanked by two corn cobs Vert, in base two wooden blockings Proper in saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MEIXOMIL - PAÇOS DE FERREIRA".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Templars. br>Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 18 December 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017

Presentation of Meixomil

Meixomil Commune is one of the 12 communes of Paços de Ferreira Municipality; it had 3676 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017

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