Sabugal (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐβuˈɣaɫ]) is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 12,544, in an area of 822.70 km². The city proper has a population of about 3,000. There are castles in Sabugal and Sortelha. The present Mayor is Manuel Rito Alves, elected by the Social Democratic Party.