Porto de Recreio - Olhão, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 01.392 W 007° 50.781
29S E 602617 N 4098068
Quick Description: This flag stands by the administration building of Olhão's marina.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 7/29/2020 3:54:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM12WZ4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The flag of the municipality of Olhão, in Southern Portugal, stands together with the national flag and the flag of the marina. They are in a public area, always accessible.

The phrase in the flag says Olhão Cidade da Restauração, which means Olhão, town of the Restoration, a reference to the role of the town in the Restoration War, against Spain (middle 17th Century). The flag of the municipality was created in 1928.

The city keeps a website with a great description of the municipality heraldic. Unfortunately it's in Portuguese, but Google Translate or a similar translation engine might help. Consult here:
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