Castanheira de Pera

Castanheira de Pera (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐʃtɐˈɲɐjɾɐ ðɨ ˈpeɾɐ] (About this soundlisten)), often erroneously written Castanheira de Pêra, is a municipality in the district of Leiria in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,191,[1] in an area of 66.77 km².[2]

Castanheira de Pera
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Coordinates: 40°00′N 8°13′W / 40.000°N 8.217°W / 40.000; -8.217Coordinates: 40°00′N 8°13′W / 40.000°N 8.217°W / 40.000; -8.217
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Leiria
DistrictLeiria
Parishes1
Government
 • PresidentFernando José Pires Lopes (PS)
Area
 • Total66.77 km2 (25.78 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,191
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayJuly 4
Websitehttp://www.cm-castanheiradepera.pt

The present Mayor is Fernando José Pires Lopes, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is on July 4.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality consists of 1 civil parish (freguesia):[3]

  • Castanheira de Pera e Coentral

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística Archived November 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 34" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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