Serra d'El-Rei

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Serra d'El-Rei
Parish
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Coordinates: 39°19′52″N 9°16′12″W / 39.331°N 9.270°W / 39.331; -9.270Coordinates: 39°19′52″N 9°16′12″W / 39.331°N 9.270°W / 39.331; -9.270
Country Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Oeste
Intermunic. comm. Oeste
District Leiria
Municipality Peniche
Area
 • Total 8.92 km2 (3.44 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,401
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Website http://www.jfserradelrei.com/public

Serra d'El-Rei ('Mountains of the King') is a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Peniche on the Atlantic Coast. The population in 2011 was 1,401,[1] in an area of 8.92 km².[2] Serra d'El-Rei became a town on July 1 2003.

It was at Serra d'El-Rei that King Peter I of Portugal lived with his lover Inês de Castro. His 14th-century castle in the town is a ruin today.[3]

Serra d'El-Rei is 7 km (4.3 mi) west of the historic walled-town of Óbidos.[3] and 10 km east from Peniche.

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