Fafe (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈfaf(ɨ)] (listen)) is a municipality in the northern Portuguese district of Braga. The population in 2011 was 50,633, in an area of approximately (219.08 square kilometres (84.59 sq mi). The city itself had a population of 14,144 in 2001. The present mayor is Raul Cunha, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is May 16.