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Santiago do Cacém

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Santiago do Cacém

Santiago do Cacém
The castle of Santiago do Cacém
The castle of Santiago do Cacém
Flag of Santiago do Cacém
Coat of arms of Santiago do Cacém
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alentejo Litoral
Intermunic. comm. Alentejo Litoral
District Setúbal
Parishes 8
 • President Vítor Proença (CDU)
 • Total 1,059.69 km2 (409.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 29,749
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Santiago do Cacém (Portuguese pronunciation:  or ) is a municipality in Setúbal District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 29,749,[1] in an area of 1059.69 km².[2]

The present mayor is Vitor Manuel Caro Proença, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. The municipal holiday is July 25.


  • Places of interest 1
  • Parishes 2
  • International relations 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Places of interest


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

International relations

Santiago do Cacém is twinned with: Santiago de Compostela, Spain


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

External links

  • Town Hall official website
  • Photos from Santiago do Cacém
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