Fronteira, Portugal

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Fronteira
Municipality
Flag of Fronteira
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Coat of arms of Fronteira
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Coordinates: 39°03′N 7°38′W / 39.050°N 7.633°W / 39.050; -7.633Coordinates: 39°03′N 7°38′W / 39.050°N 7.633°W / 39.050; -7.633
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alto Alentejo
Intermunic. comm. Alto Alentejo
District Portalegre
Parishes 3
Government
 • President Rogério David Sádio da Silva (PSD)
Area
 • Total 248.60 km2 (95.98 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,410
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-fronteira.pt

Fronteira (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɾõˈtɐjɾɐ]) is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,410,[1] in an area of 248.60 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Rogério David Sádio da Silva, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is April 6.

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Cabeço de Vide
  • Fronteira
  • São Saturnino

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