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Democratic People’s Union (Portugal)

União Democrática Popular, UDP

Last modified: 2005-08-26 by jorge candeias
Keywords: democratic people’s union | união democrática popular | udp | cogwheel | hoe | star: 5 points (yellow) |
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[Democratic and Popular Union]
image by Jorge Candeias

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About the flag

The flag is a red field with a device in the canton that consists of 3/4ths of a cogwheel and a horizontally layed hoe, both in blue, a yellow star in the free quarter of the cogwheel, and the initials "UDP" in yellow below.
Jorge Candeias, 04 Sep 1997

Democratic People’s Union

The Democratic People’s Union (UDP - União Democrática Popular) is a maoist ultra-left party, that was able to elect 1 Member of Parliament in several elections in the past, and has been traditionally the 5th party with percentages around 2-5%. This party has nearly disappeared in the last few elections.
Jorge Candeias, 04 Sep 1997

This is now one of the members of the Left Block.
Jorge Candeias, 20 May 1999