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Moita Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Moita, Concelho da Moita, Distrito de Setbúal

Last modified: 2015-05-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Moita commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Apr 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 green.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, in base a fess wavy divided into nine alternating barrulets wavy of Argent and Azure, crowned by a sailing ship Sable, flanked by two salt pyramids Argent, in chief a demi-cogwheel Sable flanked by two trees Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DA MOITA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the Diário da República: III Série on 20 July 1994
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Apr 2015


Presentation of Moita

Moita Commune is one of the four communes of Moita Municipality (q.v.); it had 17 653 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Apr 2015


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