Amares

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Amares (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈmaɾɨʃ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Braga District, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 18,889,[1] in an area of 81.95 km².[2]

Amares
Flag of Amares
Flag
Coat of arms of Amares
Coat of arms
LocalAmares.svg
Coordinates: 41°37′N 8°20′W / 41.617°N 8.333°W / 41.617; -8.333Coordinates: 41°37′N 8°20′W / 41.617°N 8.333°W / 41.617; -8.333
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Cávado
DistrictBraga
Parishes16
Government
 • PresidentManuel Moreira (PSD)
Area
 • Total81.95 km2 (31.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total18,889
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitehttp://www.cm-amares.pt/

The present Mayor is Manuel Moreira, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is June 13.

DemographicsEdit

Pop. Amares Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
5411 8030 12746 13878 16845 16478 16715 18521 18889

ParishesEdit

The municipality is subdivided into the following parishes:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Eurostat Archived October 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 14-15" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 July 2014.