The Azores flag was officially adopted in 1979. The colors used (blue and white) are said to be derived from a royal Potuguese flag, now out-of-use. It features the Emblem of Portugal upper left.
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Azores Coat of Arms:
The Azores coat of arms is composed of two chained black bulls supporting a shield displaying a blue eagle. Each bull holds onto a flagpole whose flags bear Christian symbols.
The scroll below reads: Antes morrer livres que em paz sujeitos (Rather die free than in peace be subjugated).
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