Alcanena

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Alcanena
Municipality
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Coordinates: 39°28′N 8°40′W / 39.467°N 8.667°W / 39.467; -8.667Coordinates: 39°28′N 8°40′W / 39.467°N 8.667°W / 39.467; -8.667
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Médio Tejo
Intermunic. comm. Médio Tejo
District Santarém
Parishes 7
Government
 • President Fernanda Asseiceira (Partido Socialista)
Area
 • Total 127.33 km2 (49.16 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,868
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-alcanena.pt

Alcanena (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɫkɐˈnenɐ]) is a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 13,868,[1] in an area of 127.33 km².[2]

The current Mayor is Fernanda Maria Pereira Asseiceira (Partido Socialista) and the president of the Municipal Assembly is Silvestre Pereira (Partido Socialista). The municipal holiday is Ascension Day.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alcanena e Vila Moreira
  • Bugalhos
  • Malhou, Louriceira e Espinheiro
  • Minde
  • Moitas Venda
  • Monsanto
  • Serra de Santo António

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