Penamacor

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Penamacor
Municipality
Flag of Penamacor
Flag
Coat of arms of Penamacor
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Sul
District/A.R. Castelo Branco
Government
 • Mayor Domingos Torrão (PS)
Area
 • Total 563.9 km2 (217.7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 6,160
 • Density 11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 9
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-penamacor.pt

Penamacor (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨnɐmɐˈkoɾ] or [penɐmɐˈkoɾ]) is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco in Portugal with an area of 563.9 km² and a population of 6,160 inhabitants.

The mayor is Domingos Manuel Bicho Torrão, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is the Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 9 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Aldeia do Bispo, Águas e Aldeia de João Pires
  • Aranhas
  • Benquerença
  • Meimão
  • Meimoa
  • Pedrógão de São Pedro e Bemposta
  • Penamacor
  • Salvador
  • Vale da Senhora da Póvoa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 92" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°10′06″N 7°10′02″W / 40.1683°N 7.16722°W / 40.1683; -7.16722