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Maçainhas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Maçainhas, Concelho de Belmonte, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2015-08-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Maçainhas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure semy of alternating rye ears Or and mandrels Or filled Sable, a belfry Argent with a bell Or in blue window. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "MAÇAINHAS - BELMONTE".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário do Governo, I Série on 12 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2015

Presentation of Maçainhas

Maçainhas Commune is one of the four communes of the Belmonte municipality (q.v.); it had 356 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2015

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