Portel, Portugal

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Portel
Municipality
Flag of Portel
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Coat of arms of Portel
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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
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Central
District Évora
Parishes 6
Government
 • President Norberto Patinho (PS)
Area
 • Total 601.01 km2 (232.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,428
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-portel.pt

Portel (Portuguese pronunciation: [puɾˈtɛɫ]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 6,428,[1] in an area of 601.01 km².[2]

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):[3]

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

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