Celorico da Beira

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Celorico da Beira (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨloˈɾiku ðɐ ˈβɐjɾɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Guarda District in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 7,693,[1] in an area of 247.22 km².[2]

Celorico da Beira
Celorico da Beira Castle
Celorico da Beira Castle
Flag of Celorico da Beira
Flag
Coat of arms of Celorico da Beira
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 40°37′N 7°23′W / 40.617°N 7.383°W / 40.617; -7.383Coordinates: 40°37′N 7°23′W / 40.617°N 7.383°W / 40.617; -7.383
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Beiras e Serra da Estrela
DistrictGuarda
Parishes16
Government
 • PresidentJosé Monteiro (PS)
Area
 • Total247.22 km2 (95.45 sq mi)
Population
 • Total7,693
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayMay 23
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20060414002150/http://www.cm-celoricodabeira.pt/

Main town: Celorico da Beira, near the Mondego River.

Principal monument: Celorico da Beira Castle. Train station: Celorico da Beira, linha da Beira Alta. The present Mayor is José Francisco Gomes Monteiro, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is May 23.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 16 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Açores e Velosa
  • Baraçal
  • Carrapichana
  • Casas do Soeiro
  • Celorico (São Pedro e Santa Maria) e Vila Boa do Mondego
  • Cortiçô da Serra, Vide Entre Vinhas e Salgueirais
  • Forno Telheiro
  • Lajeosa do Mondego
  • Linhares
  • Maçal do Chão
  • Mesquitela
  • Minhocal
  • Prados
  • Rapa e Cadafaz
  • Ratoeira
  • Vale de Azares

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 37" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 July 2014.

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