Ansião

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Ansião
Municipality
Flag of Ansião
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Coat of arms of Ansião
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Coordinates: 39°55′N 8°26′W / 39.917°N 8.433°W / 39.917; -8.433Coordinates: 39°55′N 8°26′W / 39.917°N 8.433°W / 39.917; -8.433
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Região de Leiria
District Leiria
Parishes 6
Government
 • President Rui Rocha (PSD)
Area
 • Total 176.09 km2 (67.99 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,128
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-ansiao.pt

Ansião (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃siˈɐ̃w]), is a municipality in Leiria District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 13,128,[1] in an area of 176.09 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Fernando Ribeiro Marques, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is the Ascension on May 25.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 6 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alvorge
  • Ansião
  • Avelar
  • Chão de Couce
  • Pousaflores
  • Santiago da Guarda

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