Ferreira do Alentejo Municipality

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Ferreira do Alentejo
Municipality
Flag of Ferreira do Alentejo
Flag
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
Government
 • Mayor Aníbal Costa (PS)
Area
 • Total 648.4 km2 (250.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 8,505
 • Density 13/km2 (30/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 6
Municipal holiday
March 5
Website http://www.cm-ferreira-alentejo.pt

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

The municipality is composed of 6 parishes, and is located in Beja District.

The present Mayor is Aníbal Coelho Costa, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is March 5.

Parishes[edit]

  • Alfundão
  • Canhestros
  • Ferreira do Alentejo
  • Figueira dos Cavaleiros
  • Odivelas
  • Peroguarda

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