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Monsaraz Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Monsaraz, Concelho de Reguengos de Monsaraz, Distrito de Évora

Last modified: 2015-02-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Monsaraz commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Feb 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain field quartered of yellow and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Feb 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, in base a gatehouse issuant Azure masoned Sable and crowned by an embattled turret of the same flnked by three inescutcheons topped by coronets and ordered 1:2. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll readinfg in black initials: "MONSARAZ".
The inescutcheons are displaying the 2nd arms of the House of Bragança.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Feb 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 28 August 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Feb 2015

Presentation of Monsaraz

Monsaraz Commune is one of the four communes of Reguengos de Monsaraz Municipality (q.v.); it had 781 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 88.24 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Feb 2015

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