|Intermunic. comm.||Região de Coimbra|
|• President||Rui Marqueiro (PS)|
|• Total||110.66 km2 (42.73 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±00:00 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+01:00 (WEST)|
|Local holiday|| Ascension Day |
Mealhada (Portuguese pronunciation: [mi.ɐˈʎaðɐ] ( listen )) is a city and a municipality located in Aveiro District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 20,428, in an area of 110.66 km². It had 17,043 eligible voters (2006). The city of Mealhada itself has a population of 4,522.
It is included in the Região de Coimbra. The city of Coimbra is about 20 km away.
The current Mayor is Rui Marqueiro, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day.
|Population of Mealhada's Municipality (1801–2011)|
Administratively, the municipality is divided into 6 civil parishes ( freguesias ):
The Buçaco Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Hotel do Buçaco) is a luxury hotel in the Luso parish, in the municipality of Mealhada, in the Serra do Buçaco mountains. Other interesting sights near Luso: Cruz Alta, a dense wooded forest.
Other attractions: Mealhada: City Park (Parque da Cidade de Mealhada).
The most important train stations are: Pampilhosa, Mealhada and Luso.
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