Mação

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Mação
Municipality
Flag of Mação
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Coat of arms of Mação
Coat of arms
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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
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Interior Sul
Intermunic. comm. Médio Tejo
District Santarém
Parishes 6
Government
 • President José Rocha (PSD)
Area
 • Total 399.98 km2 (154.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,338
 • Density 18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-macao.pt

Mação (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈsɐ̃w]) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,338,[1] in an area of 399.98 km².[2]

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):[3]

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

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