Grândola

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Grândola
Flag of Grândola
Flag
Coat of arms of Grândola
Coat of arms
LocalGrandola.svg
Coordinates: 38°10′N 8°34′W / 38.17°N 8.56°W / 38.17; -8.56Coordinates: 38°10′N 8°34′W / 38.17°N 8.56°W / 38.17; -8.56
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Alentejo Litoral
DistrictSetúbal
Parishes4
Government
 • PresidentCarlos Vicente Beato (CDU)
Area
 • Total825.94 km2 (318.90 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total14,826
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-grandola.pt

Grândola (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡɾɐ̃dulɐ]) is a town (vila) and municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 14,826,[1] in an area of 825.94 km².[2]

Included in this municipality is Tróia (part of Carvalhal parish), a peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sado River. Also within the municipality is Serra de Grândola (Grândola Mountain). Nearest city: Alcácer do Sal.

The present mayor is Carlos Vicente Beato (Socialist), and the president of the Municipal Assembly is Aníbal Manuel Guerreiro Cordeiro (Socialist). The municipal holiday is October 22.

Grândola has its own railway station on the main line between Lisbon and Faro. Passenger trains are operated by Comboios de Portugal (CP).

Parishes[edit]

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

Notable inhabitants[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

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 54" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 23 July 2014.

External links[edit]