Lezíria do Tejo

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The Comunidade Intermunicipal da Lezíria do Tejo is an administrative division in Portugal. It was established as an Associação de Municípios in 1987, converted into a Comunidade Urbana in 2003, and converted into a Comunidade Intermunicipal in November 2008.[1] It is also a NUTS3 subregion of the Alentejo Region. The seat of the intermunicipal community is the city of Santarém. Lezíria do Tejo comprises municipalities of the former districts of Santarém and Lisbon. Lezíria do Tejo belongs to the Lisboa e Vale do Tejo Region for planning. The population in 2011 was 247,453,[2] in an area of 4,275 km².[3]

Municipalities[edit]

It is composed of 11 municipalities:[4]

Municipality Population (2011)[2] Area (km²)[3]
Almeirim 23,376 222.12
Alpiarça 7,702 95.36
Azambuja 21,814 262.66
Benavente 29,019 521.38
Cartaxo 24,462 158.17
Chamusca 10,120 746.01
Coruche 19,944 1115.72
Golegã[5] 5,913 84.32
Rio Maior 21,192 272.76
Salvaterra de Magos 22,159 243.93
Santarém[6] 61,752 552.54
Total 247,453 4,274.98

References[edit]

  1. ^ CIM Lezíria do Tejo
  2. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  3. ^ a b Direção-Geral do Território
  4. ^ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  5. ^ including the parish Pombalinho, that changed from the municipality of Santarém to Golegã in 2013
  6. ^ excluding the parish Pombalinho

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Coordinates: 39°14′N 8°41′W / 39.23°N 8.68°W / 39.23; -8.68