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Coat of arms Flag Stamp

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Inhabitants: 51 222 Area: 348,09 km²

Pegões Santo Isidro Canha Afonsoeiro

Atalaia Alto Estanqueiro/Jardia

Montijo Sarilhos Grandes

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• The legend says that the name came from a woman who lived by the river.

• Was previously called “Adeia Galega”

• The city became “Montijo” on the 6th of July 1930.

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Main Buildings andMain Buildings and

Saldanha Farm

Bullfighting Arena

Church and Bandstand

Parish Council

Windmill Tidal Mill

Museum

The City Gates

MonumentsMonuments

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• Worship processions • Fishermen Festivities• Bullfight

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• Shellfish (Lamejinhas)

• Fisherman Stew (Caldeirada à Pescador)

• Fish Soup (Massinha de Safio)

• Eel Stew (Ensopado de Enguias)

• Aldeanos Cakes (Pasteis Aldeanos)

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Natural Heritage Natural Heritage

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• Forum Montijo• Riverside• Park• Discos and Cafes

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Comenius Project

Been There, Done That As Young European Citizen

Escola Secundária Poeta Joaquim Serra

Classes 10 A and 11 C

Portugal | Montijo | October 2012