Santiago do Cacém

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Santiago do Cacém
Municipality
The castle of Santiago do Cacém
The castle of Santiago do Cacém
Flag of Santiago do Cacém
Flag
Coat of arms of Santiago do Cacém
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 38°01′N 8°42′W / 38.017°N 8.700°W / 38.017; -8.700Coordinates: 38°01′N 8°42′W / 38.017°N 8.700°W / 38.017; -8.700
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Litoral
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Litoral
District Setúbal
Parishes 8
Government
 • President Vítor Proença (CDU)
Area
 • Total 1,059.69 km2 (409.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 29,749
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website www.cm-santiagocacem.pt

Santiago do Cacém (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃tiˈaɣu ðu kɐˈsɐ̃j] or [sɐ̃tiˈaɡu du kɐˈsẽj]) is a municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 29,749,[1] in an area of 1059.69 km².[2]

The present[when?] mayor is Vitor Manuel Caro Proença, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is July 25.

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Parishes[edit]

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

International relations[edit]

Santiago do Cacém is twinned with: Spain Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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