Montemor-o-Novo

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Montemor-o-Novo
Municipality
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Coordinates: 38°39′N 8°13′W / 38.650°N 8.217°W / 38.650; -8.217Coordinates: 38°39′N 8°13′W / 38.650°N 8.217°W / 38.650; -8.217
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Central
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Central
District Évora
Parishes 7
Government
 • President Hortênsia Menino (CDU)
Area
 • Total 1,232.97 km2 (476.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,437
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-montemornovo.pt

Montemor-o-Novo (Portuguese pronunciation: [mõtɨˈmɔɾ u ˈnovu]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 17,437,[1] in an area of 1232.97 km².[2] The city itself had a population of 8,928 in 2001.[3]

The present Mayor is Hortênsia Menino, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is March 8, after Saint John of God, a 16th-century saint, who was born in Montemor-o-Novo.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 77-78" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 28 July 2014. 

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