Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of blue and white.
Shield Or, a bendy sword Gules hilted Sable, in sinister chief an inescutcheon Azure charged with 13 plates ordered 2:3:2:3:2:1 (Portugal ancient), in dexter base a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "VILA CHÃ DE OURIQUE"
Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 May 1995
Vila Chã de Ourique Commune is one of the six communes of the Cartaxo municipality (q.v.); it had 2771 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 33.2 km².
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