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Milharado Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Milharado, Concelho de Mafra, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-07-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Milharado commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 June 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 June 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two corn cobs Or leaved Vert and crossed per saltire between a plough Argent in base and a windmill's wheel Or rigged Argent in central chief. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "MILHARADO".
The corn (Port: milho) cobs might be canting elements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 June 2015

Arms proposed by Affonso Dornelas, flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 November 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 June 2015

Presentation of Milharado

Milharado Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Mafra municipality (q.v.); it had 7023 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 24.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 June 2015

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