Montemor-o-Novo Municipality

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Montemor-o-Novo
Municipality
Flag of Montemor-o-Novo
Flag
Coat of arms of Montemor-o-Novo
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
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
District/A.R. Évora
Government
 • Mayor Carlos Sá (CDU)
Area
 • Total 1,232.9 km2 (476.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 18,540
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 10
Municipal holiday Saint John of God
March 8
Website http://www.cm-montemornovo.pt

Montemor-o-Novo (Portuguese pronunciation: [mõtɨˈmɔɾ u ˈnovu]) is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 1233.0 km² and a total population of 18,485 inhabitants. The city itself has a population of 12,000.[1]

The municipality is composed of 10 parishes, and is located in the District of Évora.

The present Mayor is Carlos Manuel Pinto Sá, 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]

  • Cabrela
  • Ciborro
  • Cortiçadas
  • Foros de Vale de Figueira
  • Lavre
  • Nossa Senhora da Vila
  • Nossa Senhora do Bispo
  • Santiago do Escoural
  • São Cristóvão
  • Silveiras

References[edit]

  1. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)

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