Mação

Mação (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈsɐ̃w] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,338,[1] in an area of 399.98 km².[2]

Mação
Flag of Mação
Flag
Coat of arms of Mação
Coat of arms
LocalMacao.svg
Coordinates: 39°33′N 7°59′W / 39.550°N 7.983°W / 39.550; -7.983Coordinates: 39°33′N 7°59′W / 39.550°N 7.983°W / 39.550; -7.983
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Médio Tejo
DistrictSantarém
Parishes6
Government
 • PresidentJosé Rocha (PSD)
Area
 • Total399.98 km2 (154.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total7,338
 • Density18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayEaster Monday
date varies
Websitehttp://www.cm-macao.pt

The present Mayor is José Manuel Saldanha Rocha, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 6 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Amêndoa
  • Cardigos
  • Carvoeiro
  • Envendos
  • Mação, Penhascoso e Aboboreira
  • Ortiga

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-07-29. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 64" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 24 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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