Alto Tâmega

The Comunidade Intermunicipal do Alto Tâmega (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈaɫtu ˈtɐmɨgɐ]) is an administrative division in northern Portugal. It was created in 2014.[1] Since January 2015, Alto Tâmega is also a NUTS3 subregion of Norte Region, that covers the same area as the intermunicipal community.[2] The seat of the intermunicipal community is Chaves. Alto Tâmega comprises the northern part of the Vila Real District. The population in 2011 was 94,143,[3] in an area of 2,921.91 km².[4]

Alto Tâmega
CIM Alto Tâmega.svg
Coordinates: 41°42′N 7°32′W / 41.700°N 7.533°W / 41.700; -7.533Coordinates: 41°42′N 7°32′W / 41.700°N 7.533°W / 41.700; -7.533
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Established2014
SeatChaves
Municipalities6
Government
 • PresidentNuno Vaz Ribeiro
Area
 • Total2,921.91 km2 (1,128.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total94,143
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitecimat.pt

MunicipalitiesEdit

The intermunicipal community of Alto Tâmega consists of 6 municipalities:[5]

Municipality Population (2011)[3] Area (km²)[4]
Boticas 5,750 321.96
Chaves 41,243 591.23
Montalegre 10,537 805.46
Ribeira de Pena 6,544 217.46
Valpaços 16,882 548.74
Vila Pouca de Aguiar 13,187 437.07
Total 94,143 2,921.91

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CIM Alto Tâmega". Archived from the original on 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  2. ^ Adequação dos indicadores à nova organização territorial NUTS III / Entidades Intermunicipais, Instituto Nacional de Estatística, 18 March 2015
  3. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  4. ^ a b "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  5. ^ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 18 August 2014.

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