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Flag of Grândola
Coat of arms of Grândola
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Litoral
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Litoral
District Setúbal
Parishes 4
 • President Carlos Vicente Beato (CDU)
 • Total 825.94 km2 (318.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,826
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Grândola (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a town (vila) and municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 14,826,[1] in an area of 825.94 km².[2]

Included in this municipality is Tróia (part of Carvalhal parish), a peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sado River. Also within the municipality is Serra de Grândola (Grândola Mountain). Nearest city: Alcácer do Sal.

The present mayor is Carlos Vicente Beato (Socialist), and the president of the Municipal Assembly is Aníbal Manuel Guerreiro Cordeiro (Socialist). The municipal holiday is October 22.

Grândola has its own railway station on the main line between Lisbon and Faro. Passenger trains are operated by Comboios de Portugal (CP).


  • Parishes 1
  • Notable inhabitants 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


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

Notable inhabitants

See also


  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^  

External links

  • Website of the Municipality of Grândola
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