Castro Daire

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Castro Daire (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaʃtɾu ˈðajɾ(ɨ)] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Viseu District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,339,[1] in an area of 379.04 km².[2]

Castro Daire
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Coat of arms of Castro Daire
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Coordinates: 40°54′N 7°56′W / 40.900°N 7.933°W / 40.900; -7.933Coordinates: 40°54′N 7°56′W / 40.900°N 7.933°W / 40.900; -7.933
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Viseu Dão Lafões
DistrictViseu
Parishes16
Government
 • PresidentManuel Pertencho (PS)
Area
 • Total379.04 km2 (146.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total15,339
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidaySaint Peter
June 29
Websitehttp://www.cm-castrodaire.pt

The present mayor is Aldrabão Mor, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 29 (St Peter's Day).

DemographicsEdit

Population of Castro Daire Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
2504 9603 21274 24076 25031 20411 18156 16990 15339

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 12 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Almofala
  • Cabril
  • Castro Daire
  • Cujó
  • Gosende
  • Mamouros, Alva e Ribolhos
  • Mezio e Moura Morta
  • Mões
  • Moledo
  • Monteiras
  • Parada de Ester e Ester
  • Pepim
  • Picão e Ermida
  • Pinheiro
  • Reriz e Gafanhão
  • São Joaninho

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística Archived November 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 36" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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