Ferreira do Alentejo

Ferreira do Alentejo (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɨˈʁeɾɐ ðu ɐlẽˈtɛʒu] (About this soundlisten)), or simply Ferreira, is a town and a municipality in Beja District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 8,255,[1] in an area of 648.25 km².[2]

Ferreira do Alentejo
Flag of Ferreira do Alentejo
Coat of arms of Ferreira do Alentejo
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Coordinates: 38°03′N 8°06′W / 38.050°N 8.100°W / 38.050; -8.100Coordinates: 38°03′N 8°06′W / 38.050°N 8.100°W / 38.050; -8.100
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Baixo Alentejo
DistrictBeja
Parishes4
Government
 • PresidentAníbal Costa (PS)
Area
 • Total648.25 km2 (250.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total8,255
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayMarch 5
Websitehttp://www.cm-ferreira-alentejo.pt

The present Mayor is Aníbal Coelho Costa, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is March 5.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

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, page 552 49" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014.

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