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Empreza do Limpopo, Lourenço Marques - red burgee, white "EL"
between two white 5-pointed stars.
Source: Scott, R.M., The Caltex book of Flags and Funnels, Cape Town, Caltex Africa Ltd. (1959).
Jarig Bakker, 28 Dec 2004
The "Limpopo Company" name refers to the Limpopo River (1,600
km). The Limpopo River is the border of south-western Botswana and
it then forms the border between southern Zimbabwe and South Africa, and eventually enters Mozambique
before it flows into the Indian Ocean near the town of João Belo. After
the independence of Mozambique from Portugal, the name of its capital city was changed from Lourenço Marques to
Ivan Sache, 29 Dec 2004
Empreza isn't correct in contemporary Portuguese, but it might
have been correct at the time - today, the same word is spelled "empresa".
Jorge Candeias, 29 Dec 2004