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Moncarapacho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Moncarapacho, Concelho de Olhão, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2014-11-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Moncarapacho commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Nov 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a quartered of yellow and blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2014

Coat of arms

[Moncarapacho commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Nov 2014

Shield Azure, a triplemount Argent issuant from a base wavy of Vert and Argent, upon the peaks a lion rampant Or holding in his forepaws parts of a broken chain Sable. Mural crown with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DE MONCARAPACHO".
The lion with chain is a differentiation of that one from the municipal arms.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2014

Presentation of Moncarapacho

Moncarapacho is one of the five communes of Olhão Municipality. It had 7 717 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 75,19 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2014

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