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Condeixa-a-Nova

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Condeixa-a-Nova (Portuguese pronunciation: [kõˈdɐjʃa ˈnɔvɐ] (About this soundlisten)), also known as just Condeixa, is a town and a municipality in the district of Coimbra, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 17,078,[1] in an area of 138.67 km².[2] It is located 15 km south of Coimbra, and is part of the Região de Coimbra. The town is known for the ancient Roman settlement of Conímbriga which is located nearby, and includes a museum and the well-preserved ruins.

Condeixa-a-Nova
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Coordinates: 40°07′N 8°30′W / 40.117°N 8.500°W / 40.117; -8.500Coordinates: 40°07′N 8°30′W / 40.117°N 8.500°W / 40.117; -8.500
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Coimbra
DistrictCoimbra
Parishes7
Area
 • Total138.67 km2 (53.54 sq mi)
Highest elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Lowest elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total17,078
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

EconomyEdit

The municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova is traditionally a center for agriculture. The municipality has also a number of industries ranging from ceramics to pharmaceuticals (Medinfar). The ancient Roman settlement of Conímbriga, is an important tourist attraction.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into seven civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Anobra
  • Condeixa-a-Velha e Condeixa-a-Nova
  • Ega
  • Furadouro
  • Sebal e Belide
  • Vila Seca e Bem da Fé
  • Zambujal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  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, pages 552 41-42" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 21 July 2014.

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