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Meia Via Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Meia Via, Concelho de Torres Novas, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2016-01-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Meia Via commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016
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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 yellow and red.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

hield Gules, a crown of the Holy Spirit Argent, in base two wheat stalks Or tied Argent in saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MEIA VIA - TORRES NOVAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

Presentation of Meia Via

Meia Via Commune is one of the ten communes of the Torres Novas municipality (q.v.); it had 1667 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.2 km². Meia Via was established on 3 July 2001. It had been part of the neighbouring Santiago commune before.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Jan 2016

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