Condeixa-a-Nova

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Condeixa-a-Nova
Municipality
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Coordinates: 40°07′N 8°30′W / 40.117°N 8.500°W / 40.117; -8.500Coordinates: 40°07′N 8°30′W / 40.117°N 8.500°W / 40.117; -8.500
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Baixo Mondego
Intermunic. comm. Região de Coimbra
District Coimbra
Parishes 7
Area
 • Total 138.67 km2 (53.54 sq mi)
Highest elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Lowest elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,078
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Condeixa-a-Nova (Portuguese pronunciation: [kõˈdɐjʃa ˈnɔvɐ]), also known as Condeixa, is a town and a municipality in the district of Coimbra, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 17,078,[1] in an area of 138.67 km².[2] It is located 15 km south of Coimbra, and is part of the Região de Coimbra. The town is known for the ancient Roman settlement of Conímbriga which is located nearby, and includes a museum and the well-preserved ruins.

Economy[edit]

The municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova is traditionally a center for agriculture. The municipality has also a number of industries ranging form ceramics to pharmaceuticals (Medinfar). The ancient Roman settlement of Conímbriga, is an important tourist attraction.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Anobra
  • Condeixa-a-Velha e Condeixa-a-Nova
  • Ega
  • Furadouro
  • Sebal e Belide
  • Vila Seca e Bem da Fé
  • Zambujal

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