Redondo, Portugal

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Redondo
Municipality
Flag of Redondo
Flag
Coat of arms of Redondo
Coat of arms
LocalRedondo.svg
Coordinates: 38°38′N 7°32′W / 38.633°N 7.533°W / 38.633; -7.533Coordinates: 38°38′N 7°32′W / 38.633°N 7.533°W / 38.633; -7.533
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Central
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Central
District Évora
Parishes 2
Government
 • President António Recto (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 369.51 km2 (142.67 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 7,031
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website www.cm-redondo.pt

Redondo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁɨˈðõdu]) is a municipality in the District of Évora in Portugal. The population in 2016 was 6, 567,[1] in an area of 369.51 km².[2]

History[edit]

The town was historically ruled by the Count of Redondo starting in the 1500s.

Administration[edit]

The current Mayor is António José Recto, having been elected in 2013 as head of the same independent list his predecessor, Alfredo Falamino Barroso, previously commanded. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 2 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Montoito
  • Redondo

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