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Chamusca Municipality (Portugal)

Last modified: 2006-02-05 by antonio martins
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Chamusca municipality
image by André Serranho, 19 Jul 1999
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About the flag

It is a quite typical portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centered on a background quarterly (meaning town rank) of yellow and purple. The coat of arms is argent, a lion purple, armed azure, bordure sable charged with four vine grapes or, alterning with four grenates or fruited gules. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DA CHAMUSCA" (sometimes, also "CÂMARA MUNICIPAL DA CHAMUSCA"). Arms, flag and seal aproved by gov. decree (portaria) nº 7819, in 1934.05.10, publ. in official journal Diário do Governo108, Ist series.
António Martins, 19 Jul 1999

Presentation of Chamusca

Chamusca municipality had 11 960 inhabitants in 1990, and it is divided in 7 communes, covering 746 km2. It belongs to the Santarém District and to the old province of Ribatejo.
António Martins, 19 Jul 1999