Vendas Novas

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Vendas Novas
Municipality
Flag of Vendas Novas
Flag
Coat of arms of Vendas Novas
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 38°41′N 8°27′W / 38.683°N 8.450°W / 38.683; -8.450Coordinates: 38°41′N 8°27′W / 38.683°N 8.450°W / 38.683; -8.450
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Central
District/A.R. Évora
Government
 • Mayor José Figueira (CDU)
Area
 • Total 222.4 km2 (85.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 11,957
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 2
Municipal holiday
September 7
Website http://www.cm-vn.pt

Vendas Novas (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvẽdɐʒ ˈnɔvɐʃ]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal with a total area of 222.4 km² and a total population of 11,957. The city has 10,235 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is José Rodrigues Figueira, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is September 7.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 2 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Landeira
  • Vendas Novas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 126" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

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