Rio Maior

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Rio Maior
Municipality
Flag of Rio Maior
Flag
Coat of arms of Rio Maior
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
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
District/A.R. Santarém
Government
 • Mayor Isaura Morais (PSD)
Area
 • Total 272.8 km2 (105.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 21,621
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 10
Municipal holiday
November 6
Website http://www.cm-riomaior.pt

Rio Maior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁiu mɐˈjɔɾ]) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal with a total area of 272.8 km² and a total population of 21,621 inhabitants.

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):[1]

  • 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 103-104" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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