Castanheira de Pera

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Castanheira de Pera
Municipality
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Coordinates: 40°00′N 8°13′W / 40.000°N 8.217°W / 40.000; -8.217Coordinates: 40°00′N 8°13′W / 40.000°N 8.217°W / 40.000; -8.217
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Região de Leiria
District Leiria
Parishes 1
Government
 • President Fernando José Pires Lopes (PS)
Area
 • Total 66.77 km2 (25.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,191
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-castanheiradepera.pt

Castanheira de Pera (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐʃtɐˈɲɐjɾɐ ðɨ ˈpeɾɐ]), often erroneously written Castanheira de Pêra, is a municipality in the district of Leiria in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,191,[1] in an area of 66.77 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Fernando José Pires Lopes, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is on July 4.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality consists of 1 civil parish (freguesia):[3]

  • Castanheira de Pera e Coentral

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