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Idanha-a-Nova Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Idanha-a-Nova, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2014-08-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Nov 1999
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2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2014

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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered red over black (town rank).
Sérgio Horta, 9 Dec 1999

Coat of arms

[Idanha-a-Nova municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Nov 1999

On a silver field, realized as light grey (left image above) or white (left image above), a black castle over a green hill charged with silver-blue silver waves, in dexterer chief a “templar” cross,in sinister chief an Order of Christ cross, 4 silver tower mural crown and a white scroll with the words in black "VILA DE IDANHA-A-NOVA".
Sérgio Horta, 27 Nov 1999

Flag and arms were approved on 13 March 1935.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Nov 1999

Version without Coat of Arms

[Idanha-a-Nova municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Idanha-a-Nova

This is a town that belongs to Castelo Branco district, old province Beira Baixa, has a 1413 km² area, 13 freguesias (communes) and about 11 950 inhabitants.
Sérgio Horta, 27 Nov 1999

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