Avis, Portugal

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Avis
Municipality
Flag of Avis
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Coat of arms of Avis
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Coordinates: 39°03′N 7°53′W / 39.050°N 7.883°W / 39.050; -7.883Coordinates: 39°03′N 7°53′W / 39.050°N 7.883°W / 39.050; -7.883
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alto Alentejo
Intermunic. comm. Alto Alentejo
District Portalegre
Parishes 6
Government
 • President Manuel Coelho (CDU)
Area
 • Total 605.97 km2 (233.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,571
 • Density 7.5/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-avis.pt

Avis (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈviʃ]) is a municipality in the District of Portalegre in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,571,[1] in an area of 605.97 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Manuel Maria Libério Coelho, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Alcórrego e Maranhão
  • Aldeia Velha
  • Avis
  • Benavila e Valongo
  • Ervedal
  • Figueira e Barros

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