Rio Maior

Rio Maior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁiu mɐˈjɔɾ]) is a municipality in the Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 21,192,[1] in an area of 272.76 km².[2]

The present mayor is Isaura Morais of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), the first woman to be elected mayor in the municipality. The municipal holiday is November 6.

Rio Maior
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Rio Maior
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Coordinates: 39°20′N 8°56′W / 39.333°N 8.933°WCoordinates: 39°20′N 8°56′W / 39.333°N 8.933°W
Country  Portugal
Region Ribatejo
Subregion Lezíria do Tejo
Intermunic. comm. Lezíria do Tejo
District Santarém
Parishes 10
Government
 • President Isaura Morais (PSD)
Area
 • Total 272.76 km2 (105.31 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,192
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-riomaior.pt

Parishes

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

  • Alcobertas
  • Arrouquelas
  • Asseiceira
  • Azambujeira e Malaqueijo
  • Fráguas
  • Marmeleira e Assentiz
  • Outeiro da Cortiçada e Arruda dos Pisões
  • Rio Maior
  • São João da Ribeira e Ribeira de São João
  • São Sebastião

References

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território Archived 2014-09-29 at Archive.is
  3. ^ "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552, 103-104" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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