Vidigueira

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Vidigueira
Municipality
Flag of Vidigueira
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Coat of arms of Vidigueira
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Coordinates: 38°12′N 7°48′W / 38.200°N 7.800°W / 38.200; -7.800Coordinates: 38°12′N 7°48′W / 38.200°N 7.800°W / 38.200; -7.800
Country Portugal
RegionAlentejo
Intermunic. comm.Baixo Alentejo
DistrictBeja
Parishes4
Government
 • PresidentManuel Narra (CDU)
Area
 • Total316.0 km2 (122.0 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total5,932
 • Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-vidigueira.pt

Vidigueira (Portuguese pronunciation: [viðiˈɣɐjɾɐ] or [viðiˈɣeɾɐ]) is a town and a municipality in the District of Beja in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5,932,[1] in an area of 316.61 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Manuel Rosa Narra, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day. The archaeological site of the Roman Ruins of Villa Áulica and Convent of São Cucufate are situated near Vidigueira.

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Pedrógão
  • Selmes
  • Vidigueira
  • Vila de Frades

Notable people[edit]

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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 552 128" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 4 August 2014.

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