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Alvaiázere

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Country  Portugal
Intermunic. comm.  Região de Leiria
Time zone  WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Population  7,287 (2011)
District  Leiria District
Subregion  Pinhal Interior Norte
Parishes  5
Area  160.5 km²
Local time  Monday 9:57 AM
Region  Centro Region, Portugal
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Website  http://www.cm-alvaiazere.pt
Weather  12°C, Wind W at 10 km/h, 85% Humidity

Alvaiázere ([aɫvɐˈjazɨɾɨ]) is a municipality in the district of Leiria in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,287, in an area of 160.48 km².

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Map of Alvai%C3%A1zere, Portugal

The municipality is bordered by the municipalities of Ansião (to the north), Figueiró dos Vinhos (to the northeast and east), Ferreira do Zêzere (to the southeast), Ourém (to the southwest) and Pombal (to the west). The present Mayor is Paulo Delgado Morgado, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is on June 13.

Origin of the name Alvaiázere: from the Arabic word "Al-Baiaz" (the falconer); lands of the falconer. Manuel Vieira da Silva Borges e Abreu, 1st Baron of Alvaiázere was the main Physician of King John VI of Portugal.

Parishes

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 5 civil parishes (freguesias):

  • Almoster
  • Alvaiázere
  • Maçãs de Dona Maria
  • Pelmá
  • Pussos São Pedro
  • References

    Alvaiázere Wikipedia


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