Ferreira do Alentejo

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Ferreira do Alentejo
Flag of Ferreira do Alentejo
Coat of arms of Ferreira do Alentejo
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 38°03′N 8°06′W / 38.050°N 8.100°W / 38.050; -8.100Coordinates: 38°03′N 8°06′W / 38.050°N 8.100°W / 38.050; -8.100
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Baixo Alentejo
District/A.R. Beja
 • Mayor Aníbal Costa (PS)
 • Total 648.4 km2 (250.3 sq mi)
 • Total 8,505
 • Density 13/km2 (30/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 4
Municipal holiday
March 5
Website http://www.cm-ferreira-alentejo.pt

Ferreira do Alentejo (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɨˈʁɐjɾɐ] or [fɨˈʁeɾɐ ðu ɐlẽˈtɛʒu]) is a town and a municipality in Beja District in Portugal with a total area of 648.4 km² and a total population of 8,505 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is Aníbal Coelho Costa, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is March 5.


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


  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 49" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014. 

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