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Vertically blue yellow blue. Red cross
of the Order of Christ, with a white cross on it.
Zeljko Heimer, 25 November 1995
This flag is listed under number 16 at the chart Flags
of Aspirant Peoples [eba94]
as: «Madeira (Island province) - Portugal».
Ivan Sache, 12 Sep 1999
The flag of the autonomous region of Madeira is to be seen
everywhere. Most flags I have seen in Madeira are plastic, not
cloth. On boats, it is always associated with the Portuguese
national flag. The coat of arms of the region has the same
pattern (with apparently the central stripe slightly larger
than the other ones) and is shown on buildings, buses,
Ivan Sache, 18 Feb 2001
Madeira has a total area of 794 km2, and a
population of 253 000 inhabitants as of 1991, living in
António Martins, 24 Jul 2001
As in Brazil, there are in Madeira some
samba schools, each with it’s own flag.
Jorge Candeias, 22 Feb 2001