Barranquos ( port. Barrancos , MFA : bɐ'rɐ̃kuʃ or bɐ'ʁɐ̃kuʃ ) is an urban-type village in Portugal , the center of the Beja County municipality of the same name. The population is 1.9 thousand inhabitants. The village and municipality is part of the Alentejo region and the Baixu Alentejo subregion. According to the old administrative division, it was part of the province of Baixu Alentejo .
|Historical area||Baixu Alentejo|
|Internal division||1 district|
|The mayor||Antonio Terenu|
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC0 , summer UTC + 1|
|Population||1825 people ( 2001 )|
|Density||11 people / km²|
The village is located 78 km east of the city of Beja on the banks of the river Sillo (the Guadiana river basin) on the border with Spain .
- Lisbon - 198 km
- Bezhi - 78 km
- Evora - 94 km
- Faro - 150 km
- Setubal - 172 km
The municipality borders:
- in the north - with Spain
- in the east - with Spain
- in the south - with the municipality of Mora
- in the west - with the municipality of Mora
- in the northwest - with the municipality of Moran
|The population of the municipality of Barrankush (1801-2004)|
The village was founded in 1295 .
- Municipal Museum of Barrancus
- Museum of Archeology and Ethnography Barrancus
Among the types of economic activity, the most important are agriculture and livestock. Pork production center on the Iberian Peninsula .
|Fregezia (districts) of the municipality of Barrancus|
|Number of inhabitants|
people / km²
- Beja (Borough)
- Beja County Municipalities
- Beja County Districts