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Flag of Sabugal
Coat of arms of Sabugal
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Beiras e Serra da Estrela
District Guarda
Parishes 30
 • President Manuel Rito Alves (PSD)
 • Total 822.70 km2 (317.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,544
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Sabugal (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 12,544,[1] in an area of 822.70 km².[2] The city proper has a population of about 3,000. There are castles in Sabugal and Sortelha. The present Mayor is Manuel Rito Alves, elected by the Social Democratic Party.

The municipal holiday is the Monday after Octave of Easter. Main monument: Sabugal Castle

Sabugal in the 1810s


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 30 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Águas Belas
  • Aldeia da Ponte
  • Aldeia da Ribeira, Vilar Maior e Badamalos
  • Aldeia do Bispo (Vale dos Caidos)
  • Aldeia Velha
  • Alfaiates
  • Baraçal
  • Bendada
  • Bismula
  • Casteleiro
  • Cerdeira
  • Fóios
  • Lageosa da Raia
  • Forcalhos
  • Malcata
  • Nave
  • Pousafoles do Bispo, Pena Lobo e Lomba
  • Quadrazais
  • Quintas de São Bartolomeu
  • Rapoula do Côa
  • Rebolosa
  • Rendo
  • Ruvina, Ruivós e Vale das Éguas
  • Sabugal e Aldeia de Santo António
  • Santo Estêvão e Moita
  • Seixo do Côa e Vale Longo
  • Sortelha
  • Souto (town)
  • Vale de Espinho
  • Vila Boa
  • Vila do Touro


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

External links

  • Municipality official website
  • Photos from Sabugal
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