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Moreira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Moreira, Concelho de Maia, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2015-10-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Moreira (Maia) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Oct 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, the gemmed cross Or of St. Lenho flanked by two bunches of three wheat ears Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MOREIRA - MAIA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 March 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

Presentation of Moreira

Moreira Commune is one of the ten communes of the Maia municipality (q.v.); it had 12 890 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

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