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Moçarria Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Moçarria, Concelho de Santarém, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-02-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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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 white and purple.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a chief Argent charged with three ermines Sable, in base a Roman bridge Argent masoned Sable issuant from abase wavy of Azure and Argent . Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black initials: "MOÇARRIA".
The green colour of the shield is symbolizing agriculture. The ermines in chief are alluding to the fact that the commune had been a royal domain. The Roman bridge is alluding to the colonization in ancient times. Draft designed by Tecnofiscal Company
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 16 August 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

Presentation of Moçarria

Moçarria Commune is one of the 18 communes of Santarém Municipality (q.v.); it had 1141 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.95 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

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