Penela (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨˈnɛlɐ] (listen)) is a municipality located in Coimbra District, in Portugal. It contains the town of Penela with about 3,300 inhabitants. The town's main tourist attraction is the Penela Castle. The population of the municipality in 2011 was 5,983, in an area of 134.80 km². It is among the oldest recognized municipalities in the whole country (1137).
|Intermunic. comm.||Região de Coimbra|
|• Total||134.80 km2 (52.05 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±00:00 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+01:00 (WEST)|
- Instituto Nacional de Estatística
- "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
- Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 93" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.
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