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Mirandela Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2014-08-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Mirandela municipality] 2:3 image by André Serranho, 20 Nov 2003
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field gyronny (meaning city rank) of green and white.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Nov 2003

Coat of arms

[Mirandela municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Nov 2003

The coat of arms is sable a bridge of seven arches argent issuant from a base wavy of five fesses azure and argent below a closed castle of the same with port and windows gules and masoned sable surrounded by a laurel wreath proper tied gules. Mural crown argent with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CIDADE DE MIRANDELA". Collar of the Order of Tower and Sword.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Nov 2003

Flag and arms were approved on 14 June 1986
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Nov 2003

Version without Coat of Arms

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

Presentation of Mirandela

Mirandela municipality had 25 809 inhabitants in 2000 (24 640 in 1990), and it is divided in 30 communes, covering 679 km². It belongs to the Bragança District and to the old province of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Nov 2003

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