Mação

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Mação
Municipality
Flag of Mação
Flag
Coat of arms of Mação
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 39°33′N 7°59′W / 39.550°N 7.983°W / 39.550; -7.983Coordinates: 39°33′N 7°59′W / 39.550°N 7.983°W / 39.550; -7.983
Country  Portugal
District/A.R. Santarém
Government
 • Mayor José Rocha (PSD)
Area
 • Total 400.0 km2 (154.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,763
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 6
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-macao.pt

Mação (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈsɐ̃w]) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal with a total area of 400.0 km² and a total population of 7,763 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is José Manuel Saldanha Rocha, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 6 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Amêndoa
  • Cardigos
  • Carvoeiro
  • Envendos
  • Mação, Penhascoso e Aboboreira
  • Ortiga

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 64" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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