Penamacor Municipality

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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.) 12
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-penamacor.pt

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

The municipality is composed of 12 parishes and is located in the district of Castelo Branco.

The mayor is Domingos Manuel Bicho Torrão, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is the Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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