Ferreira do Zêzere

Ferreira do Zêzere


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Coordinates: 39°41′N 8°17′W / 39.683°N 8.283°W / 39.683; -8.283Coordinates: 39°41′N 8°17′W / 39.683°N 8.283°W / 39.683; -8.283
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Médio Tejo
Intermunic. comm. Médio Tejo
District Santarém
Parishes 7
  President Jacinto Lopes (PSD)
  Total 190.38 km2 (73.51 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 8,619
  Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-ferreiradozezere.pt

Ferreira do Zêzere (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɨˈʁɐjɾɐ ðu ˈzezɨɾ(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 8,619,[1] in an area of 190.38 km².[2] The municipal holiday is June 13.


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]


This old village, founded by Pedro Ferreira and his wife in the 13th century is actually one of the most touristic villages in the district of Santarém. In the surroundings of Ferreira do Zêzere there is the medieval Vila de Dornes with an excellent view over the Zêzere River and a classified Templar Tower.


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