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Bragança Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Bragança, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2017-03-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bragança municipality] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 1998
See also: External links:
  • Page about Bragança at the Portuguese Municipalities’s Association website
    reported by António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Nov 2001

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field gyronny of eight of yellow and blue.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 1998

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a castle Or with port and windows Azure, charged in its main tower with the arms of King Sancho I, revised, (a cross of five eschutcheons Azure, the lateral ones pointing inwards and the central downwards, each charged with a saltire of five plates), under a row of five 5-pointed mullets Or. Mural crown Argent, with five visible towers (city rank); collar of the Tower and Sword Order; white scroll at the bottom reading in black uppercase letters "CIDADE DE BRAGANÇA" .
Source: image of the arms
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 1998

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário do Governo: I Série on 27 April 1935
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Mar 2017

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