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Montemor-o-Velho Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Montemor-o-Velho, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2014-08-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Montemor-o-Velho municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Oct 1999
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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 yellow over black (town rank).
Sérgio Horta, 8 Dec 1999

Coat of arms

[Montemor-o-Velho municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 8 Dec 1999

On a purple field, a golden castle charged with a quina (11 circles) over silver-blue-silver waves and on both sides a golden fleur de lis, silver mural crown with four visible towerstown rank and a white scroll with black upper case letters "VILA DE MONTEMOR-O-VELHO".
Sérgio Horta, 8 Dec 1999

Flag and arms were approved on 2 March 1936.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 8 Dec 1999

Version without Coat of Arms

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

Presentation of Montemor-o-Velho

This town belongs to Coimbra district has a 236 km² area, eleven communes (freguesias) and about 25 600 inhabitants.
António Martins-Tuválkin,
Sérgio Horta, 29 Oct 1999

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