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Algueirão-Mem Martins Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Algueirão-Mem Martins, Concelho de Sintra, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-06-23 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: algueirao-mem martins | saltire(wavy) | star(5-point) | crescent(recumbent) | windmill(wheel) | sword | scimitar |
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[Algueirão-Mem Martins commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 18 June 2015
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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 blue and yellow.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure divided by saltire wavy Azure fimbriated Argent, in chief quarter a crescent recumbent Argent topped by a 5-point star Or, in dexter quarter a windmill's wheel roped sable and rigged Argent, in sinister quarter two swords Argent hilted Or crossed per saltire, the sinister bendy sword is superimposing the bendy one being a scimitar. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "ALGUEIRÃO - MEM MARTINS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 April 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2015

Presentation of Algueirão-Mem Martins

Algueirão-Mem Martins Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Sintra municipality (q.v.); it had 66 358 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.0 km². Algueirão-Mem Martins gained the rank of a town (vila) on 1 February 1988.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2015

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