Rio Maior

Rio Maior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁi.u mɐˈjɔɾ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 21,192,[1] in an area of 272.76 km².[2]

Rio Maior
Flag of Rio Maior
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Coat of arms of Rio Maior
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Coordinates: 39°20′N 8°56′W / 39.333°N 8.933°W / 39.333; -8.933Coordinates: 39°20′N 8°56′W / 39.333°N 8.933°W / 39.333; -8.933
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Lezíria do Tejo
DistrictSantarém
Parishes10
Government
 • PresidentLuís Filipe Santana Dias (PSD)
Area
 • Total272.76 km2 (105.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total21,192
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayNovember 6
Websitehttp://www.cm-riomaior.pt

The present mayor is Isaura Morais of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), the first woman to be elected mayor in the municipality. The municipal holiday is November 6.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into ten civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alcobertas
  • Arrouquelas
  • Asseiceira
  • Azambujeira e Malaqueijo
  • Fráguas
  • Marmeleira e Assentiz
  • Outeiro da Cortiçada e Arruda dos Pisões
  • Rio Maior
  • São João da Ribeira e Ribeira de São João
  • São Sebastião

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. ^ "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552, 103-104" (PDF). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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