Região de Aveiro

The Comunidade Intermunicipal da Região de Aveiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁɨʒiˈɐ̃w dɨ ɐˈvɐjɾu]) is an administrative division in Portugal. It was created in October 2008,[1] replacing the previously existing Greater Metropolitan Area of Aveiro. Since January 2015, Região de Aveiro is also a NUTS3 subregion of Centro Region, that covers the same area as the intermunicipal community.[2] The main city and seat of the intermunicipal community is Aveiro. The population in 2011 was 370,394,[3] in an area of 1,692.86 km².[4]

Região de Aveiro
CIM Região de Aveiro.svg
Coordinates: 40°38′N 8°38′W / 40.63°N 8.63°W / 40.63; -8.63Coordinates: 40°38′N 8°38′W / 40.63°N 8.63°W / 40.63; -8.63
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Established2008
SeatAveiro
Municipalities11
Area
 • Total1,692.86 km2 (653.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total370,394
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitewww.regiaodeaveiro.pt

MunicipalitiesEdit

The intermunicipal community of Região de Aveiro is subdivided into 11 municipalities:[5]

Municipality Population (2011)[3] Area (km²)[4]
Águeda 47,729 335.27
Albergaria-a-Velha 25,252 158.83
Anadia 29,150 216.63
Aveiro 78,450 197.58
Estarreja 26,997 108.17
Ílhavo 38,598 73.48
Murtosa 10,585 73.09
Oliveira do Bairro 23,028 87.32
Ovar 55,398 147.70
Sever do Vouga 12,356 129.88
Vagos 22,851 164.92
Total 370,394 1,692.86

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Região de Aveiro
  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
  5. ^ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 14 August 2014.

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