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Civic heraldry of Portugal - Brasões dos municípios portugueses
Region : Madeira
Escudo de azul, com uma banda de prata, aguada do campo, entre duas canas de açúcar de verde. Coroa mural de prata de cinco torres. Listel branco, com a legenda a negro : " MACHICO ".
The arms were officially granted on August 2, 1996 and the previous arms (above left) were granted on January 14, 1947.
Unfortunately I have no background information on these arms. Any information is welcome !
Freguesias in Machico :