Borba, Portugal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Borba
Flag of Borba
Flag
Coat of arms of Borba
Coat of arms
LocalBorba.svg
Coordinates: 38°48′N 7°27′W / 38.800°N 7.450°W / 38.800; -7.450Coordinates: 38°48′N 7°27′W / 38.800°N 7.450°W / 38.800; -7.450
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Alentejo Central
DistrictÉvora
Parishes4
Area
 • Total145.19 km2 (56.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total7,333
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Local holidayEaster Monday (date varies)
Websitehttp://www.cm-borba.pt

Borba (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɔɾβɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,333,[1] in an area of 145.19 km².[2] It was elevated from town to city status on 12 June 2009.[3]

The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Borba (Matriz)
  • Borba (São Bartolomeu)
  • Orada
  • Rio de Moinhos

See also[edit]

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. ^ Público. "Portugal tem cinco novas cidades e 22 vilas". Archived from the original on 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2009-06-12.
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 26" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 18 July 2014.

External links[edit]