Beira (Mozambique)

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BEIRA

Province : Sofala

Arms (crest) of Beira (Mozambique)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

This is a representation of a Portuguese ship of the period (15th/16th century) when Vasco da Gama reached East African Coast in 1498. The mural crown signifies the city status.


Literature : Image from stamp


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