Mação Municipality

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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.) 8
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-macao.pt

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

The municipality is composed of eight parishes, and is located in the Santarém District.

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

The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

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

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