Penamacor

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For the Portuguese wine grape, see Penamacor (grape).
Penamacor
Municipality
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Coordinates: 40°10′06″N 7°10′02″W / 40.1683°N 7.1672°W / 40.1683; -7.1672Coordinates: 40°10′06″N 7°10′02″W / 40.1683°N 7.1672°W / 40.1683; -7.1672
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Sul
Intermunic. comm. Beira Baixa
District Castelo Branco
Parishes 9
Government
 • President Domingos Torrão (PS)
Area
 • Total 563.71 km2 (217.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,682
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-penamacor.pt

Penamacor (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨnɐmɐˈkoɾ] or [penɐmɐˈkoɾ]) is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5,682,[1] in an area of 563.71 km².[2]

The mayor is António Luís Beites Soares.[3] The municipal holiday is the Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 9 civil parishes (freguesias):[4]

  • 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

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