Penela

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Penela
Flag of Penela
Flag
Coat of arms of Penela
Coat of arms
LocalPenela.svg
Coordinates: 40°02′N 8°23′W / 40.033°N 8.383°W / 40.033; -8.383Coordinates: 40°02′N 8°23′W / 40.033°N 8.383°W / 40.033; -8.383
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Coimbra
DistrictCoimbra
Parishes4
Area
 • Total134.80 km2 (52.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,983
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitewww.cm-penela.pt

Penela (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨˈnɛlɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality located in Coimbra District, in Portugal. It contains the town of Penela. The town's main tourist attraction is the Penela Castle. The population in 2011 was 5,983,[1] in an area of 134.80 km².[2]

Parishes[edit]

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

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 93" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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