Portugal flag map
Portugal map flag. Portugal flag map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Portugal flag map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. The Flag of Portugal (Portuguese: Bandeira de Portugal) is the national flag of the Portuguese Republic. It is a rectangular bicolour with a field unevenly divided into green on the hoist, and red on the fly as its shown in Portugal flag map. The lesser version of the national coat of arms (i.e. armillary sphere and Portuguese shield) is centred over the colour boundary at equal distance from the upper and lower edges. On June 30, 1911, less than a year after the downfall of the constitutional monarchy, this design was officially adopted for the new national flag, after selection by a special commission whose members included Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, João Chagas and Abel Botelho.
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The Portugal flag length is equal to 1 1⁄2 times its width, which translates into an aspect ratio of 2:3 as its mentioned in Portugal flag map. The background is vertically divided into two colours: dark green on the hoist side, and scarlet red on the fly. The colour division is made in a way that green spans 2⁄5 of the length and the remaining 3⁄5 are filled by red (ratio 2-3). The lesser version of the national coat of arms (without the laurel wreaths) a white-rimmed national shield on top of a black-highlighted yellow armillary sphere is positioned over the border between both colours. Vertically centred over the sphere is the national shield, a white-rimmed curved bottom red shield charged with a white inescutcheon. Its height and width are equal to 7⁄10 and 6⁄10 of the sphere's diameter, respectively. The shield is positioned in a way that its limits intersect the sphere.