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Sabugal is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 12,544, in an area of 822.70 km². The city proper has a population of about 3,000. There are castles in Sabugal and Sortelha. The present Mayor is Manuel Rito Alves, elected by the Social Democratic Party.The municipal holiday is the Monday after Octave of Easter. Main monument: Sabugal CastleHistorySabugal was the location of the 1811 Battle of Sabugal, a Peninsular War engagement of British troops under Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) and French troops under the command of Marshal André Masséna, from which the British emerged victorious.ParishesAdministratively, the municipality is divided into 30 civil parishes : Águas Belas Aldeia da Ponte Aldeia da Ribeira, Vilar Maior e Badamalos Aldeia do Bispo Aldeia Velha Alfaiates Baraçal Bendada Bismula Casteleiro Cerdeira Fóios Lageosa da Raia Forcalhos Malcata Nave Pousafoles do Bispo, Pena Lobo e Lomba Quadrazais Quintas de São Bartolomeu Rapoula do Côa Rebolosa Rendo Ruvina, Ruivós e Vale das Éguas Sabugal e Aldeia de Santo António Santo Estêvão e Moita Seixo do Côa e Vale Longo Sortelha Souto Vale de Espinho Vila Boa Vila do TouroSabugal is in Guarda District. Put Sabugal at the heart of your travel plans by using our Portugal trip itinerary app .
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