Baleizão

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Baleizão
Parish
Coat of arms of Baleizão
Coat of arms
Baleizão is located in Portugal
Baleizão
Baleizão
Coordinates: 38°01′34″N 7°42′50″W / 38.026°N 7.714°W / 38.026; -7.714Coordinates: 38°01′34″N 7°42′50″W / 38.026°N 7.714°W / 38.026; -7.714
Country Portugal
Municipality Beja
Area
 • Total 139.74 km2 (53.95 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 902
 • Density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)

Baleizão is a Portuguese parish of the municipality of Beja. The population in 2011 was 902,[1] in an area of 139.74 km².[2]

The parish contains Monte do Olival ("Hill of the Olive Grove"), where Catarina Eufémia was murdered in 1954. She subsequently became a national icon of the resistance against the Estado Novo regime.

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