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On a green Field, a golden boat With silver sails (this type of boat is
Called by the locals a "caique"),on silver and green waves, surmounted
by a golden standing lion holding a black broken shekel, 5 silver tower mural
crown (denoting that the Municipality capital is a
City) and a white scroll with the words in
black "CIDADE DE OLHÃO DA RESTAURAÇÃO". Yellow Flag.
Sérgio Horta, 03 Dec 1999
Plain (monocolored) portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have
armless variations: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 Jul 1999
Olhão is a city in south Portugal belonging to the
district of Faro, Algarve
region (in fact it distances 10 km east of Faro city). The municipality has
12 682 sq. km of area, 5 freguesias
(communes) and about 35 000 inhabitants.
Sérgio Horta, 18 Oct 1999