Rio Maior

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Rio Maior
Municipality
Flag of Rio Maior
Flag
Coat of arms of Rio Maior
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Coordinates: 39°20′N 8°56′W / 39.333°N 8.933°W / 39.333; -8.933Coordinates: 39°20′N 8°56′W / 39.333°N 8.933°W / 39.333; -8.933
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Lezíria do Tejo
Intermunic. comm. Lezíria do Tejo
District Santarém
Parishes 10
Government
 • President Isaura Morais (PSD)
Area
 • Total 272.76 km2 (105.31 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,192
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-riomaior.pt

Rio Maior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁiu mɐˈjɔɾ]) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 21,192,[1] in an area of 272.76 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Isaura Morais, elected by the PSD, first woman to be elected a mayor in the municipality. The municipal holiday is November 6.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 10 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alcobertas
  • Arrouquelas
  • Asseiceira
  • Azambujeira e Malaqueijo
  • Fráguas
  • Marmeleira e Assentiz
  • Outeiro da Cortiçada e Arruda dos Pisões
  • Rio Maior
  • São João da Ribeira e Ribeira de São João
  • São Sebastião

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