Sabugal

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Sabugal
Municipality
Flag of Sabugal
Flag
Coat of arms of Sabugal
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°21′N 7°05′W / 40.350°N 7.083°W / 40.350; -7.083Coordinates: 40°21′N 7°05′W / 40.350°N 7.083°W / 40.350; -7.083
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
District/A.R. Guarda
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Rito Alves (PSD)
Area
 • Total 822.7 km2 (317.6 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 14,222
 • Density 17/km2 (40/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 30
Municipal holiday Monday after Octave of Easter
Website http://www.cm-sabugal.pt

Sabugal (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐβuˈɣaɫ]) is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal with a total area of 822.7 km² and a total population of 14,222 inhabitants [in the municipality] and about 3,000 in the city. There are castles in Sabugal and Sortelha. The present Mayor is Manuel Rito Alves, elected by the Social Democratic Party.

The municipal holiday is the Monday after Octave of Easter. Main monument: Sabugal Castle

Sabugal in the 1810s

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 30 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Águas Belas
  • Aldeia da Ponte
  • Aldeia da Ribeira, Vilar Maior e Badamalos
  • Aldeia do Bispo
  • Aldeia Velha
  • Alfaiates
  • Baraçal
  • Bendada
  • Bismula
  • Casteleiro
  • Cerdeira
  • Fóios
  • Lajeosa e Forcalhos
  • Malcata
  • Nave
  • Pousafoles do Bispo, Pena Lobo e Lomba
  • Quadrazais
  • Quintas de São Bartolomeu
  • Rapoula do Côa
  • Rebolosa
  • Rendo
  • Ruvina, Ruivós e Vale das Éguas
  • Sabugal e Aldeia de Santo António
  • Santo Estêvão e Moita
  • Seixo do Côa e Vale Longo
  • Sortelha
  • Souto (town)
  • Vale de Espinho
  • Vila Boa
  • Vila do Touro

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 104-105" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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