Penamacor

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Penamacor (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨnɐmɐˈkoɾ] (About this soundlisten) or [ˌpenɐmɐˈkoɾ]) is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5,682,[1] in an area of 563.71 square kilometres (217.65 sq mi).[2] The physician and encyclopédiste António Nunes Ribeiro Sanches was born in Penamacor.

Penamacor
Flag of Penamacor
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Coat of arms of Penamacor
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Coordinates: 40°10′06″N 7°10′02″W / 40.1683°N 7.1672°W / 40.1683; -7.1672Coordinates: 40°10′06″N 7°10′02″W / 40.1683°N 7.1672°W / 40.1683; -7.1672
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Beira Baixa
DistrictCastelo Branco
Parishes9
Government
 • PresidentDomingos Torrão (PS)
Area
 • Total563.71 km2 (217.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,682
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayEaster Monday
date varies
Websitehttp://www.cm-penamacor.pt

The mayor is António Luís Beites Soares.[3] The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 9 civil parishes (freguesias):[4]

  • Aldeia do Bispo, Águas e Aldeia de João Pires
  • Aranhas
  • Benquerença
  • Meimão
  • Meimoa
  • Pedrógão de São Pedro e Bemposta
  • Penamacor
  • Salvador
  • Vale da Senhora da Póvoa

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. ^ Penamacor Boletim Informative No 36 Julho 2014
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 92" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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