Idanha-a-Nova Municipality

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Idanha-a-Nova
Municipality
Flag of Idanha-a-Nova
Flag
Coat of arms of Idanha-a-Nova
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Sul
District/A.R. Castelo Branco
Government
 • Mayor Álvaro Rocha (PS)
Area
 • Total 1,416.4 km2 (546.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 10,929
 • Density 8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 17
Municipal holiday Monday 15 days
after Easter
Website http://www.cm-idanhanova.pt

Idanha-a-Nova (Portuguese pronunciation: [iˈðɐɲa ˈnɔvɐ]) is a municipality in east-central Portugal with a total area of 1,416.4 km² and a total population of 10,929 inhabitants. The municipality is composed of 17 parishes and is located in the district of Castelo Branco. The municipal holiday is the Monday 15 days after Easter.

Idanha-a-Nova has hosted the massive biannual Boom Festival since 2002, during which the population of the community temporarily increases more than fivefold. The present mayor is Álvaro José Cachucho Rocha, representing the Socialist Party.

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Coordinates: 39°55′N 7°14′W / 39.917°N 7.233°W / 39.917; -7.233