Place:Setúbal, Setúbal, Portugal

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NameSetúbal
Alt namesCetobrigasource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 851
Saint Ubessource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 851
Saint Yvessource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 851
Setúbalsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeConcelho
Coordinates38.527143°N 8.893776°W
Located inSetúbal, Portugal
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Setúbal is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2014 was 118,166, occupying an area of . The city proper had 89,303 inhabitants in 2001. It lies within the Lisbon metropolitan area.

In the times of Al-Andalus the city was known as Sheṭūbar (Andalusian Arabic: ). In the 19th century, the port was called Saint Ubes in English, and Saint-Yves in French.

The municipal holiday is 15 September, which marks the date in the year 1860 when King Pedro V of Portugal officially recognised Setúbal as a city.

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