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Arco de Calheta Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Arco de Calheta, Concelho de Calheta, Madeira

Last modified: 2015-01-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Arco de Calheta commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

Coat of arms

[Arco de Calheta commune CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Shield Or, a crescent Vert pointing downwards and flanked by two rice plants Purpure, in chief a cogwheel Sable on either side. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black capitals "ARCO DE CALHETA".
Source: Calheta Municipality#s webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

Presentation of Arco de Calheta

Arco de Calheta Commune is one of the 8 communes of Calheta (Madeira) Municipality (q.v.); it had 3168 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.70 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

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