Arronches

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Arronches
Flag of Arronches
Flag
Coat of arms of Arronches
Coat of arms
LocalArronches.svg
Coordinates: 39°07′N 7°17′W / 39.117°N 7.283°W / 39.117; -7.283Coordinates: 39°07′N 7°17′W / 39.117°N 7.283°W / 39.117; -7.283
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Alto Alentejo
DistrictPortalegre
Parishes3
Government
 • PresidentFermelinda Carvalho (PS)
Area
 • Total314.65 km2 (121.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,165
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Local holidayJohn the Baptist
June 24
Websitewww.cm-arronches.pt/en/

Arronches (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈʁõʃɨʃ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,165,[1] in an area of 314.65 km².[2]

The municipality is located by the Serra de São Mamede in Portalegre District.

The present Mayor is Fermelinda Carvalho (PSD) and the President of the Municipal Assembly is Abílio Panasco (PSD). The municipal holiday is June 24, after Saint John the Baptist.

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Assunção
  • Esperança
  • Mosteiros

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 19" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 July 2014.