Barreiro, Portugal

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Barreiro
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Flag of Barreiro
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Coat of arms of Barreiro
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Coordinates: 38°40′N 09°04′W / 38.667°N 9.067°W / 38.667; -9.067Coordinates: 38°40′N 09°04′W / 38.667°N 9.067°W / 38.667; -9.067
Country Portugal
RegionLisbon
Metropolitan areaLisbon
DistrictSetúbal
Parishes8
Government
 • PresidentFrederico Rosa (PS)
Area
 • Total36.39 km2 (14.05 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total78,764
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-barreiro.pt

Barreiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [bɐˈʁɐjɾu]) is a town and a municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 78,764,[1] in an area of 36.39 km².[2]

Barreiro has a great view of the city of Lisbon from Avenida da Praia and a beautiful riverside area called Alburrica.

The present Mayor is Frederico Rosa, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 28.

Population[edit]

Street in Barreiro
Population growth (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004 2011
2 425 3 384 7 738 21 030 35 088 88 052 85 768 79 012 78 992 78 764

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alto do Seixalinho, Santo André e Verderena
  • Barreiro e Lavradio
  • Palhais e Coina
  • Santo António da Charneca

Sports[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

International relations[edit]

Barreiro is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 24" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Miasta partnerskie - Urząd Miasta Łodzi [via WaybackMachine.com]". City of Łódź (in Polish). Archived from the original on 24 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-21.

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