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Flag of Sertã
Coat of arms of Sertã
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Pinhal Interior Sul
Intermunic. comm. Médio Tejo
District Castelo Branco
Parishes 10
 • President José Paulo Barata Farinha (PS)
 • Total 446.73 km2 (172.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,880
 • Density 36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Postal code 6100
Area code (+351) 274
Website Official website (Portuguese)

Sertã (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in Castelo Branco District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,880,[1] in an area of 446.73 km².[2]

The present mayor is José Paulo Barata Farinha, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is the June 24.

Population of Sertã (1801 – 2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
10235 13456 20380 24057 27997 21503 18199 16720 15880

General information

Local sports club: Sertanense Futebol Clube (mainly devoted to soccer, playing (2004-2005) the 3rd Division Championship).

Local newspaper: A Comarca da Sertã (weekly)

Nuno Álvares Pereira was born in the former parish of Cernache de Bonjardim.


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 10 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

Parish name Population (2011)[1] Area km²[2]
Cabeçudo 957 10.39
Carvalhal 465 10.02
Castelo 1,046 24.57
Cernache do Bonjardim, Nesperal e Palhais 3,625 101.58
Cumeada e Marmeleiro 731 51.73
Ermida e Figueiredo 423 42.74
Pedrógão Pequeno 753 36.86
Sertã 6,196 80.95
Troviscal 864 53.37
Várzea dos Cavaleiros 820 34.51


  1. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ a b Eurostat
  3. ^  
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