Place:Penela, Coimbra, Portugal


Alt namesSão Miguel de Penelasource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates40.033°N 8.383°W
Located inCoimbra, Portugal
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Penela is a municipality located in Coimbra District, in Portugal. It contains the town of Penela with about 3,300 inhabitants. The town's main tourist attraction is the Penela Castle. The population of the municipality in 2011 was 5,983, in an area of 134.80 km². It is among the oldest recognized municipalities in the whole country (1137).

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