Montemor-o-Novo

Montemor-o-Novo (Portuguese pronunciation: [mõtɨˈmɔɾ u ˈnovu] (listen)) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 17,437,[1] in an area of 1232.97 km2.[2] The city itself had a population of 8,928 in 2001.[3]

Montemor-o-Novo
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Coordinates: 38°39′N 8°13′W / 38.650°N 8.217°W / 38.650; -8.217Coordinates: 38°39′N 8°13′W / 38.650°N 8.217°W / 38.650; -8.217
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Alentejo Central
DistrictÉvora
Parishes7
Government
 • PresidentOlímpio Manuel Vidigal Galvão (PS)
Area
 • Total1,232.97 km2 (476.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total17,437
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidaySaint John of God
March 8
Websitewww.cm-montemornovo.pt

The present Mayor is Olímpio Manuel Vidigal Galvão, elected in 2021 by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is March 8, after Saint John of God,[4] a 16th-century saint, who was born in Montemor-o-Novo.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[5]

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Notable peopleEdit

 
Saint John of God

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. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)
  4. ^ a b "St. John of God" . Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 08. 1910.
  5. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 77-78" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  6. ^ "Adeodato Barreto, a família e os amigos" (PDF). Arquivo da Universidade de Coimbra. p. 2. Retrieved 2014-05-20.
  7. ^ Newell-Hanson, Alice (12 April 2021). "Furry Friends: The Joy Ai Weiwei Gets From His Cats". T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Retrieved 5 July 2021.

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