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Matança Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Matança, Concelho de Fornos de Algodres, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2017-04-13 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: matanca | bridge | wheat(ear) | corn(cob) | hammer and mallet | paintbrush |
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[Matança commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Apr 2017
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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 purple.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Purpure, a wheat ear at dexter and a corn cob at sinister, both Or and ordered per fess, in chief hammer and mallet Argent hilted Or superimposed by a paintbrush Argent in pale, in base a throughout bridge Argent, masoned Sable and having one arch. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "MATANÇA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 February 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2017

Presentation of Matança

Matança Commune is one of the 12 communes of Fornos de Algodres Municipality; it had 243 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 13.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2017

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