Barreiro, Portugal

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Barreiro
Municipality
Flag of Barreiro
Flag
Coat of arms of Barreiro
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 38°40′N 09°04′W / 38.667°N 9.067°W / 38.667; -9.067Coordinates: 38°40′N 09°04′W / 38.667°N 9.067°W / 38.667; -9.067
Country  Portugal
Region Lisboa
Subregion Península de Setúbal
District/A.R. Setúbal
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Humberto (CDU)
Area
 • Total 32.0 km2 (12.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 79,047
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 8
Municipal holiday June 28
Website http://www.cm-barreiro.pt

Barreiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [bɐˈʁɐjɾu]) is a town and a municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal with a total area of 32.0 km2 (12 sq mi) and a total population of 79,047 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is Carlos Humberto Carvalho, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is June 28.

Population[edit]

Street in Barreiro
Population growth (1801–2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004
2 425 3 384 7 738 21 030 35 088 88 052 85 768 79 012 78 992

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Alto do Seixalinho, Santo André e Verderena
  • Barreiro e Lavradio
  • Palhais e Coina
  • Santo António da Charneca

Sports[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

Barreiro is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 24" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Miasta partnerskie - Urząd Miasta Łodzi [via WaybackMachine.com]". City of Łódź (in Polish). Archived from the original on 24 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 

External links[edit]

Street in Barreiro