Mora, Portugal

Mora (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈmɔɾɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Évora District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,978,[1] in an area of 443.95 km².[2]

Mora
Flag of Mora
Flag
Coat of arms of Mora
Coat of arms
LocalMora.svg
Coordinates: 38°56′N 8°09′W / 38.933°N 8.150°W / 38.933; -8.150Coordinates: 38°56′N 8°09′W / 38.933°N 8.150°W / 38.933; -8.150
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Alentejo Central
DistrictÉvora
Parishes4
Government
 • PresidentLuís Simão de Matos (CDU)
Area
 • Total443.95 km2 (171.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,978
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayEaster Monday
date varies
Websitehttp://www.cm-mora.pt

The present Mayor is Luis Simão Duarte de Matos, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition in 2013. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Mora, 1971-2000 normals and extremes
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 21.0
(69.8)
25.9
(78.6)
29.5
(85.1)
32.5
(90.5)
36.0
(96.8)
43.0
(109.4)
43.2
(109.8)
42.0
(107.6)
41.9
(107.4)
34.1
(93.4)
27.5
(81.5)
21.7
(71.1)
43.2
(109.8)
Average high °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
15.7
(60.3)
18.5
(65.3)
19.6
(67.3)
22.9
(73.2)
27.7
(81.9)
31.4
(88.5)
31.3
(88.3)
28.6
(83.5)
23.0
(73.4)
18.0
(64.4)
15.0
(59.0)
22.2
(71.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.1
(48.4)
10.6
(51.1)
12.8
(55.0)
14.1
(57.4)
16.9
(62.4)
20.7
(69.3)
23.5
(74.3)
23.3
(73.9)
21.3
(70.3)
17.2
(63.0)
12.8
(55.0)
10.3
(50.5)
16.1
(60.9)
Average low °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
5.6
(42.1)
7.1
(44.8)
8.6
(47.5)
10.9
(51.6)
13.6
(56.5)
15.6
(60.1)
15.3
(59.5)
14.1
(57.4)
11.4
(52.5)
7.6
(45.7)
5.6
(42.1)
10.0
(49.9)
Record low °C (°F) −9.0
(15.8)
−5.0
(23.0)
−3.5
(25.7)
−1.0
(30.2)
4.0
(39.2)
5.5
(41.9)
7.5
(45.5)
7.5
(45.5)
4.0
(39.2)
−1.0
(30.2)
−9.8
(14.4)
−6.5
(20.3)
−9.8
(14.4)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 65.7
(2.59)
61.0
(2.40)
43.5
(1.71)
53.0
(2.09)
47.1
(1.85)
18.4
(0.72)
9.1
(0.36)
5.5
(0.22)
25.0
(0.98)
68.6
(2.70)
70.6
(2.78)
87.6
(3.45)
555.1
(21.85)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 11.0 11.3 8.5 10.4 8.4 4.5 1.6 1.3 4.5 9.8 9.6 12.2 93.1
Source: Instituto de Meteorologia[3]

ParishesEdit

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

GalleryEdit

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. ^ "Monthly Averages for Mora (1971–2000)" (PDF). Instituto de Meteorologia.
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 79" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 28 July 2014.

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