Portel, Portugal

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Portel
Municipality
Flag of Portel
Flag
Coat of arms of Portel
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 38°18′N 7°42′W / 38.300°N 7.700°W / 38.300; -7.700Coordinates: 38°18′N 7°42′W / 38.300°N 7.700°W / 38.300; -7.700
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Central
District/A.R. Évora
Government
 • Mayor Norberto Patinho (PS)
Area
 • Total 601.2 km2 (232.1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,078
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 6
Municipal holiday Easter Monday
date varies
Website http://www.cm-portel.pt

Portel (Portuguese pronunciation: [puɾˈtɛɫ]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal with a total area of 601.2 km² and a total population of 7,078 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is Norberto António Lopes Patinho, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 6 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Amieira e Alqueva
  • Monte do Trigo
  • Portel
  • Santana
  • São Bartolomeu do Outeiro e Oriola
  • Vera Cruz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 99" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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