Santiago do Cacém Municipality

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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
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
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 Region
Subregion Alentejo Litoral
District/A.R. Setúbal
Government
 • Mayor Vítor Proença (CDU)
Area
 • Total 1,060.0 km2 (409.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 30,305
 • Density 29/km2 (80/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 11
Municipal holiday Saint James
July 25
Website www.cm-santiagocacem.pt

Santiago do Cacém (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃tiˈaɣu ðu kɐˈsɐ̃j] or [sɐ̃tiˈaɡu du kɐˈsẽj]) is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 1060.0 km² and a total population of 30,305 inhabitants.

The municipality is composed of 11 parishes, and is located in Setúbal District.

The present Mayor is Vitor Manuel Caro Proença, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition.

The municipal holiday is July 25.

Places of interest[edit]

Parishes[edit]

  • Abela
  • Alvalade
  • Cercal do Alentejo
  • Ermidas-Sado
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santiago do Cacém
  • Santo André
  • São Bartolomeu da Serra
  • São Domingos
  • São Francisco da Serra
  • Vale de Água

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Santiago do Cacém is twinned with:

Spain Santiago de Compostela, Spain

External links[edit]