Aljustrel

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Aljustrel
Municipality
Flag of Aljustrel
Flag
Coat of arms of Aljustrel
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 37°55′N 8°10′W / 37.917°N 8.167°W / 37.917; -8.167Coordinates: 37°55′N 8°10′W / 37.917°N 8.167°W / 37.917; -8.167
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Baixo Alentejo
District/A.R. Beja
Government
 • Mayor Nelson Brito (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Total 458.3 km2 (177.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 9,940
 • Density 22/km2 (60/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 5
Municipal holiday Saint Anthony
June 13
Website www.mun-aljustrel.pt

Aljustrel (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɫʒuʃˈtɾɛɫ]) is a town and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 458.3 km² and a total population of 9,940 inhabitants.

During the Roman era, Aljustrel was known as Metallum Vispascense.

The municipality is composed of five parishes and is located in the district of Beja.

The present mayor is Nelson Domingos Brito, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is June 13.

Its French twin town is Hem, in the Nord département.

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