Borba, Portugal

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Borba
Municipality
Flag of Borba
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Coat of arms of Borba
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Coordinates: 38°48′N 7°27′W / 38.800°N 7.450°W / 38.800; -7.450Coordinates: 38°48′N 7°27′W / 38.800°N 7.450°W / 38.800; -7.450
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Central
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Central
District Évora
Parishes 4
Government
 • President Ângelo Sá (PS)
Area
 • Total 145.19 km2 (56.06 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,333
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-borba.pt

Borba (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɔɾβɐ]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,333,[1] in an area of 145.19 km².[2] It was elevated from town to city status on 12 June 2009.[3]

The present Mayor is Ângelo João Verdades de Sá (Socialist). The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Borba (Matriz)
  • Borba (São Bartolomeu)
  • Orada
  • Rio de Moinhos

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