Borba, Portugal

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Borba
Municipality
Flag of Borba
Flag
Coat of arms of Borba
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
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
District/A.R. Évora
Government
 • Mayor Ângelo Sá (PS)
Area
 • Total 145.2 km2 (56.1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,545
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 4
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-borba.pt

Borba (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɔɾβɐ]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal with a total area of 145.0 km² and a total population of 7,562 inhabitants. It was elevated from town to city status on 12 June 2009.[1]

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):[2]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Público. "Portugal tem cinco novas cidades e 22 vilas". Retrieved 2009-06-12. 
  2. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 26" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 18 July 2014. 

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