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  Portugal
Flag and coat of arms adopted on 30 June 1911.
The portuguese national flag is a 2:3 rectangle divided vertically into green at the hoist (2/5 of the flag’s length) and red at the fly (3/5).
The national flag, symbol of the soveregnty of the Republic and of Portugal’s independence, unity and integrity, is the one adopted by the Republic established by the Revolution of 5 October 1910.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/pt.html   (367 words)

  
 Portugal Flag - World Flags 101 - Portuguese Flags
The flag of Portugal consists of two vertical stripes - the left stripe is green and the right one is a shade of red.
The Portuguese flag was adopted on June 30, 1911 but the flag had been in use since a revolution overthrew the monarchy on October 5, 1910.
Portugal originally declared independence from the Kingdom of Leon in 1128 and in 1170 independence was recognized by the Pope.
www.worldflags101.com /p/portugal-flag.aspx   (388 words)

  
 Flag of Portugal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of the Portuguese Republic is a 2:3 green and red rectangle divided vertically into green at the hoist (2/5 of the flag’s length) and red at the fly (3/5).
They could also relate to the nine Moorish castles defeated by Portugal in 1249; additionally, the castle was the symbol of the Kingdom of Algarve, the last one conquered by the Portuguese, when the definitive borders have been settled.
The sphere was initially emblazened onto the flag by John VI (1816-1826) as a symbol of the kingdom of Brazil when he declared Brazil a kingdom under the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarve.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Portugal   (928 words)

  
 Portugal World Flags - Portugal Flag
Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil as a colony.
Portugal has been increasingly overshadowed by lower-cost producers in Central Europe and Asia as a target for foreign direct investment.
The coalition government faces tough choices in its attempts to boost Portugal's economic competitiveness and to keep the budget deficit within the 3% EU ceiling.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/portugal.shtml   (285 words)

  
 National Flag of Portugal
This illustration of the Portugal Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/portugal.htm   (443 words)

  
 flagsonline.net Flag of Portugal
The white shield charged with five blue shields are the arms adopted by the first king of Portugal, Alfonso Henriques I, after he defeated the Moors to establish the Christian kingdom of Portugal in 1139.
The red border with castles was added to the original arms a century later to commemorate the expansion of Portugal’s territory and the marriage of King Alfonso III to Beatrix of Castile.
The red border featuring seven castles symbolises the extension of Portugal’s territory to include the Algarve and the marriage of King Alfonso III to Beatrix of Castile in the 13th century.
www.flagsonline.net /portugese.htm   (305 words)

  
 portugal flag and description
The Portugal flag was officially adopted on June 30, 1911.
This historic flag is symbolic of epic Portuguese voyages that would make them the first to discover the ocean routes to India, Brazil, China and Japan, and at the same time establish settlements on the east and west coasts of Africa.
The centered shield is representative of ocean exploration and the expansion of Portugal's influence during the reign of King Afonso Henriques.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/europe/portugal.htm   (236 words)

  
 azores flag and description
The Azores flag was officially adopted in 1979.
The colors used (blue and white) are said to be derived from a royal Potuguese flag, now out-of-use.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/europe/azores.htm   (177 words)

  
 Portugal - 1485 historical flag   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King João II took off the Avis cross and fixed to five the number of circles in the eschutcheons, as well as its saltire arrange and the downwards pointing direction of all of them.
In 1485-1495 the flag was a (square) armorial banner (of the shield only) with no crown at all.
Later, from 1495 on, the flag became an arms-on-white and the crown was visible over the shield.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/pt-1485.html   (103 words)

  
 Portuguese Flag - Flag Of Portugal
If you would like to use this flag of Portugal or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Portugal or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Portugal or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_portugal.shtml   (246 words)

  
 Portugal - 1485 historical flag
King João II took off the Avis cross and fixed to five the number of circles in the eschutcheons, as well as its saltire arrange and the downwards pointing direction of all of them.
In 1485-1495 the flag was a (square) armorial banner (of the shield only) with no crown at all.
Later, from 1495 on, the flag became an arms-on-white and the crown was visible over the shield.
flagspot.net /flags/pt-1485.html   (116 words)

  
 Portugal Flag
Portugal is an independent kingdom since 1143, and
Portugal Flag was White with a big Blue cross on the
The Portugal Secrets mini-course will be sent to you via email -- each day for the next 5 days.
www.portugal-secrets.com /newsletter/article4.html   (955 words)

  
 Portugal - 1385 historical flag   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After the dynastic crisis of 1383-1385, newly emerged King João I, Master of the Avis Order, added its green fleur-de-lys cross to his flag, wich lasted for 100 years.
This is the first confirmed flag for Portugal, previous may have existed only as coats of arms.
This flag was also used in the 20th century as the banner of the fascist paramilitary state organization Legião Portuguesa (Portuguese Legion), during the 1932-1974 right-wing dictatorship.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/pt-1385.html   (106 words)

  
 Portugal Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
Portugal's many fascinations come at a sigh-of-relief low price.
Portugal has a rich seafaring past, superb beach resorts, wistful towns and a landscape wreathed in olive groves, vineyards and wheat fields.
Savouring life slowly is a Portuguese passion, and much of the best is humble - traditional folk festivals; simple, honest food drowning in olive oil; music that pulls at the heart strings, recalling past love and glories; and markets overflowing with fish, fruit and flowers.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/portugal   (223 words)

  
 Portugal ( Portugese ) Flag
These flags are made to the highest standards in the USA.
These Portugal flags look great both outdoors and indoors, and are 100% US made.
We stock the Portugese flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
www.united-states-flag.com /world-portugal.html   (247 words)

  
 Portugal - Flag
The flag of Portugal has two vertical bands of green (hoist side, two-fifths) and red (three-fifths) with the Portuguese coat of arms centered on the dividing line.
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Portugal - Castles Tour: The Fortified Plains of the Alentejo
www.classbrain.com /art_cr/publish/portugal_flag.shtml   (93 words)

  
 Portugal's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag of Portugal is red and green; the Portuguese coat of arms is pictured where the two colors meet.
The green part of the flag is by the flagpole and makes up two-fifths of the flag.
The flag to the left was used from 1385 until 1481, during the reigns of Kings João I (1385-1433), Duarte (1433-1438), and Afonso V (1438-1481).
www.enchantedlearning.com /europe/portugal/flag.shtml   (204 words)

  
 Flag of Portugal available at Kosco Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 2' x 3' - 5' x 8' Flags are made of colorfast, 100% nylon
3' x 5' Indoor flag has a pole hem and gold fringe.
Indoor flag with pole hem and gold fringe
www.koscoflags.com /portugal_flag.htm   (55 words)

  
 Portugal flag to buy Portuguese flag.
Flagsonline.it logo will NOT be present on the real flag of Portugal.
The flag of Portugal was adopted in the 1910 after the deposition of Manuel II of Braganza and flag of Portugal changed from white and blue to the actual colours.
The coat of arm represents an armillary sphere that symbolizes big geographical discoveries by portoguese and there are also seven castles that represents the border enlargment made by Alfonso Henriques.
www.flagsonline.it /asp/flag.asp/flag_portugal/portugal.html   (185 words)

  
 Portugal Flag
For outdoor display, this flag is made from 100% heavyweight nylon fabric specially treated to minimize sun and chemical deterioration.
This single reverse flag is dyed and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
This is the same flag used by this nation's government and displayed at U.N. Headquarters in New York.
www.flagandbanner.com /fab/productpage.asp?id=FPORT35   (180 words)

  
 Flags of the World - Portugal
The green symbolizes hope for the future; the red symbolizes the blood of the nation.
The Portuguese coat of arms has a white shield (containing five small blue shields with white dots) within a red shield (with seven small yellow castles), surrounded by yellow straps.
The five blue small shields represent the five Moorish kings who were defeated by the first King of Portugal.
www.anyflag.com /country/portugal.php   (147 words)

  
 Portugal Official Tourism Website   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Portugal’s historic villages are among the country’s best kept secrets.
Surprise your soul mate and come to Portugal.
We have captivating landscapes and secret hideaways helping you to celebrate...
www.visitportugal.com /Cultures/en-US/default.html   (29 words)

  
 Portugal - 1143 historical flag
The Grande Enciclopédia Portuguesa e Brasileira shows this flag with the cross not touching the flag borders (like Switzerland).
In any case it is a reconstruction of a supposed flag.
Yes — that vexillological error is widely known to be restricted to that particular source.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/pt-1143.html   (128 words)

  
 A collection of home pages about Portugal
(the electronic version of this newspaper, the oldest in Portugal dating back to 1835; as you might expect, it is geared toward the Açores and contains late-breaking news, previous editions, and a photographic archive of the islands)
(a home page dedicated to environmental issues with an emphasis on Portugal, its mandate is the preservation and promotion of Portugal's physical environment; it is participating in or sponsoring conferences, debates, seminars, and so on; has a rather impressive and comprehensive list of links to other environment-related pages)
Also, remember that I have a real job and, on occasion, they actually give me work to do--in short, I am happy to add your links but it may take me a couple of days.
www.well.com /user/ideamen/portugal.html   (4905 words)

  
 American Flags Express | PORTUGAL world Flags, PORTUGAL Decals, PORTUGAL Magnetic Flags, country Toothpick Flags, ...
If you can't find the product that you want, please e-mail or call (262) 783-4800 x21, and let us know what you are looking for.
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Single lapel pins depict one waving flag whole double lapel pins depict a waving flag along with a waving U.S. Flag.
www.flagsexpress.com /world/033363.htm   (327 words)

  
 Golfing Holidays, Golf Holidays - Flying Golfer Holidays Portugal, Spain, USA ,UK
Flying Golfer Holidays are UK specialists in Golfing Holidays to Portugal, Spain and USA.
Ian Richardson PGA Professional, formed Flying Golfer holidays in 1993 to offer a personalised service to golfers wishing to travel abroad on a golf holiday.
When you phone Flying Golfer Holidays you will be talking to Ian and his professional staff, who have a thorough knowledge of not only the destinations, hotels and villas offered, but also the courses you will be playing in those locations.
www.flyinggolferholidays.co.uk   (356 words)

  
 Flag Images - Portugal White Medium   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Download and usage of this flag must conform to terms of use
The Portuguese flag is made of two vertical bands of green and red, with the green band covering approximately two-fifths of the flag and the red, three-fifths.
Portugal is located in Southwestern Europe, and borders the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Spain.
www.3dflags.com /html/en/icon/classic/p/portu_2fswm.html   (90 words)

  
 Flag of Portugal
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www.flagstuff.com /pages/intl-portugal.html   (123 words)

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