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Bombarral Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Bombarral, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2014-11-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bombarral municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Jorge Candeias, 23 July 1999
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain purple field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Nov 2014

Coat of arms

[Bombarral municipality CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 NOv 2014

Coat of arms: 4 towered mural crown, scroll reading "VILA DE BOMBARRAL", and shield. The shield is very simple: silver with 3 bunches of purple grapes ordered 2:1.
The grapes mean wine.
Jorge Candeias, 22 Sep 1998

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário da República: III Série on 13 April 1996
Sérgio Horta, 7 Nov2014

Version without Coat of Arms

Plain (monocoloured) Portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have variations without arms: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 July 1999

Presentation of Bombarral

Bombarral is a town in the south of the district of Leiria, old province of Estremadura, probable future region of Ribatejo e Oeste. The municipality is rather small, 90 km² of area and a bit over 12 400 inhabitants distributed in four communes. The economy is mostly rural.
Jorge Candeias, 22 Sep 1998

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