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Barreiro, Portugal

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Subject: José Augusto de Almeida, Santo António da Charneca, G.D. Fabril, Mário João, João Azevedo
Collection: Cities in Portugal, Municipalities of Portugal, Populated Places in Setúbal District
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Barreiro, Portugal

Flag of Barreiro
Coat of arms of Barreiro
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Lisbon
Subregion Península de Setúbal
Metropolitan area Lisbon
District Setúbal
Parishes 8
 • President Carlos Humberto (CDU)
 • Total 36.39 km2 (14.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 78,764
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Barreiro (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a town and a municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 78,764,[1] in an area of 36.39 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Carlos Humberto Carvalho, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is June 28.


  • Population 1
  • Parishes 2
  • Sports 3
  • International relations 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Street in Barreiro
Population growth (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004 2011
2 425 3 384 7 738 21 030 35 088 88 052 85 768 79 012 78 992 78 764


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

  • Alto do Seixalinho, Santo André e Verderena
  • Barreiro e Lavradio
  • Palhais e Coina
  • Santo António da Charneca


International relations

Barreiro is twinned with:


  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^  
  4. ^ "[via]"Miasta partnerskie - Urząd Miasta Łodzi . City of Łódź (in Polish). Archived from the original on 24 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 

External links

  • Town Hall official website
  • Facebook Page

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