Almodôvar

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Almodôvar
Banner o Almodôvar
Banner
Coat o airms o Almodôvar
Coat o airms
LocalAlmodovar.svg
Kintra Portugal
RegionAlentejo
SubregionBaixo Alentejo
Intermunic. comm.Baixo Alentejo
DestrictBeja
Pairishes6
Govrenment
 • PresesAntónio Bota (PS)
Area
 • Total777.88 km2 (300.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot7,449
 • Density9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Coordinates37°30′N 8°03′W / 37.500°N 8.050°W / 37.500; -8.050Coordinates: 37°30′N 8°03′W / 37.500°N 8.050°W / 37.500; -8.050
Wabsteidhttp://www.cm-almodovar.pt

Almodôvar (Portuguese pronunciation: [aɫmuˈdovaɾ] or [aɫmuˈðovɐɾ]; Arabic: المدوّرtrans. al-Mudawwar) is a toun an a municipality in the Destrict o Beja, Portugal. The population in 2011 wis 7,449,[1] in an area of 777.88 km².[2]

The present Mayor is António Bota, a member o the Socialist Pairty. Almodôvar receivit its first Foral (Toun Chairter) on 17 Apryle 1285 bi order o Keeng Dinis o Portugal, confirmit bi a new Foral on 1 Juin 1512, bi order o Keeng Manuel I o Portugal.

Pairishes[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is subdividit intae the follaein pairishes:[3]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Almodôvar aurie is situatit in a aurie o transeetion atween the Alentejo peneplain, in the northmaist pairt o the municipality, an the hills o the Serra do Caldeirão tae the sooth o its territory. The Iberie Pyrite Belt (IPB) which begins in Aljustrel an spreads throu the lawer Alentejo extendin intae Soothren Spain crosses the aurie o the municipality.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. Eurostat
  3. Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 11-12" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 July 2014.

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