Chamusca (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʃɐˈmuʃkɐ] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2021 was 8,530,[1] in an area of 746.01 km².[2]

Chamusca
Flag of Chamusca
Coat of arms of Chamusca
LocalChamusca.svg
Coordinates: 39°21′N 8°29′W / 39.350°N 8.483°W / 39.350; -8.483Coordinates: 39°21′N 8°29′W / 39.350°N 8.483°W / 39.350; -8.483
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Lezíria do Tejo
DistrictSantarém
Parishes5
Government
 • PresidentPaulo Queimado (PS)
Area
 • Total746.01 km2 (288.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total8,530
 • Density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holiday5a Feira de Ascenção (date varies)
Websitehttp://www.cm-chamusca.pt

The present Mayor is Paulo Queimado, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Chouto, Chamusca, altitude: 126 m (413 ft)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average precipitation mm (inches) 112
(4.4)
91
(3.6)
83
(3.3)
70
(2.8)
62
(2.4)
27
(1.1)
8
(0.3)
8
(0.3)
38
(1.5)
82
(3.2)
100
(3.9)
110
(4.3)
791
(31.1)
Source: Portuguese Environment Agency[3]

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 5 civil parishes (freguesias):[4]

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Censos 2021
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ "Monthly Precipitation Chouto". APA. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 38" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 21 July 2014.

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