The Comunidade Intermunicipal do Médio Tejo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmɛdju ˈtɛʒu]; English: Middle Tagus) is an administrative division in Portugal. It was created in December 2008, replacing the former Comunidade Urbana do Médio Tejo created in 2004.[1] It takes its name from the river Tagus. Médio Tejo is also a NUTS 3 subregion of Centro Region: since January 2015, the NUTS 3 subregion has covered the same area as the intermunicipal community.[2] The seat of the intermunicipal community is Tomar. Médio Tejo comprises parts of the former districts of Santarém and Castelo Branco.

Médio Tejo
CIM Médio Tejo.svg
Coordinates: 39°36′N 8°25′W / 39.600°N 8.417°W / 39.600; -8.417Coordinates: 39°36′N 8°25′W / 39.600°N 8.417°W / 39.600; -8.417
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Established2008
SeatTomar
Municipalities13
Area
 • Total3,344.31 km2 (1,291.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total247,331
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitemediotejo.pt

The population in 2011 was 247,331,[3] in an area of 3,344.31 square kilometres (1,291.25 sq mi).[4]

MunicipalitiesEdit

The CIM Médio Tejo is composed of 13 municipalities:[5]

Municipality Population (2011)[3] Area (km²)[4]
Abrantes 39,325 714.69
Alcanena 13,868 127.33
Constância 4,056 80.37
Entroncamento 20,206 13.73
Ferreira do Zêzere 8,619 190.38
Mação 7,338 399.98
Ourém 45,932 416.68
Sardoal 3,939 92.15
Sertã 15,880 446.73
Tomar 40,677 351.20
Torres Novas 36,717 270.00
Vila de Rei 3,452 191.55
Vila Nova da Barquinha 7,322 49.53
Total 247,331 3,344.31

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CIM Médio Tejo". Archived from the original on 2015-05-19. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística, Adequação dos indicadores à nova organização territorial NUTS III / Entidades Intermunicipais, 18 March 2015
  3. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  4. ^ a b "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  5. ^ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 18 August 2014.

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