Penela

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Penela
Municipality
Flag of Penela
Flag
Coat of arms of Penela
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 40°02′N 8°23′W / 40.033°N 8.383°W / 40.033; -8.383Coordinates: 40°02′N 8°23′W / 40.033°N 8.383°W / 40.033; -8.383
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Região de Coimbra
District Coimbra
Parishes 4
Area
 • Total 134.80 km2 (52.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,983
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website www.cm-penela.pt

Penela (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨˈnɛlɐ]) is a municipality located in Coimbra District, in Portugal. It contains the town of Penela. The town's main tourist attraction is the Penela Castle. The population in 2011 was 5,983,[1] in an area of 134.80 km².[2]

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Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

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