Nisa, Portugal

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Nisa
Municipality
Flag of Nisa
Flag
Coat of arms of Nisa
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 39°30′N 7°38′W / 39.500°N 7.633°W / 39.500; -7.633Coordinates: 39°30′N 7°38′W / 39.500°N 7.633°W / 39.500; -7.633
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alto Alentejo
District/A.R. Portalegre
Government
 • Mayor Gabriela Tsukamoto (CDU)
Area
 • Total 575.8 km2 (222.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 8,047
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 7
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-nisa.pt

Nisa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnizɐ]) is a municipality in Portalegre District in Portugal with a total area of 575.8 km² and a total population of 8,047 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is Maria Gabriela Tsukamoto, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

In addition, it lends its name to one of the most famous Portuguese sheep cheeses (Certificate of Protected Origin or D.O.P.).

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Alpalhão
  • Arez e Amieira do Tejo
  • Espírito Santo, Nossa Senhora da Graça e São Simão
  • Montalvão
  • Santana
  • São Matias
  • Tolosa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 81" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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