Região de Leiria

The Comunidade Intermunicipal da Região de Leiria (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁɨʒiˈɐ̃w dɨ lɐjˈɾi.ɐ]) is an administrative division in western Portugal. It was created in 2014, replacing the former Associação de Municípios da Região de Leiria created in 2009.[1] Since January 2015, Região de Leiria is also a NUTS3 subregion of Centro Region, that covers the same area as the intermunicipal community.[2] The seat of the intermunicipal community is Leiria. Região de Leiria comprises a large part of the former district of Leiria. The population in 2011 was 294,632,[3] in an area of 2,449.12 km².[4]

Região de Leiria
CIM Região de Leiria.svg
Coordinates: 39°49′N 8°44′W / 39.81°N 8.74°W / 39.81; -8.74Coordinates: 39°49′N 8°44′W / 39.81°N 8.74°W / 39.81; -8.74
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Established2014
SeatLeiria
Municipalities10
Area
 • Total2,449.12 km2 (945.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total294,632
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitewww.cimregiaodeleiria.pt

MunicipalitiesEdit

The intermunicipal community of Região de Leiria consists of 10 municipalities:[5]

Municipality Population (2011)[3] Area (km²)[4]
Alvaiázere 7,287 160.48
Ansião 13,128 176.09
Batalha 15,805 103.42
Castanheira de Pera 3,191 66.77
Figueiró dos Vinhos 6,169 173.44
Leiria 126,897 565.09
Marinha Grande 38,681 187.25
Pedrógão Grande 3,915 128.75
Pombal 55,217 626.00
Porto de Mós 24,342 261.83
Total 294,632 2,449.12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CIM Região de Leiria
  2. ^ Adequação dos indicadores à nova organização territorial NUTS III / Entidades Intermunicipais, Instituto Nacional de Estatística, 18 March 2015
  3. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  4. ^ a b Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  5. ^ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 18 August 2014.

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