Santa Clara-a-Velha

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Santa Clara-a-Velha
Santa Clara-a-Velha is located in Portugal
Santa Clara-a-Velha
Santa Clara-a-Velha
Coordinates: 37°30′47″N 8°28′34″W / 37.513°N 8.476°W / 37.513; -8.476Coordinates: 37°30′47″N 8°28′34″W / 37.513°N 8.476°W / 37.513; -8.476
Country Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Litoral
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Litoral
District Beja
Municipality Odemira
 • Total 163.67 km2 (63.19 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 873
 • Density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)

Santa Clara-a-Velha is a civil parish in the municipality of Odemira, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 873,[1] in an area of 163.67 km².[2] It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Santa Clara-a-Velha and Pereiras-Gare.[3] The dam of Santa Clara (Barragem de Santa Clara), one of the largest dams in Europe, is located here.


  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 81" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.