Penacova

Penacova (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨnɐˈkɔvɐ] (About this soundlisten) or [ˌpen-]) is a town and a municipality in the Coimbra District, in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,251,[1] in an area of 216.73 km².[2]

Penacova
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Flag of Penacova
Coat of arms of Penacova
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Coordinates: 40°16′14″N 8°17′00″W / 40.27056°N 8.28333°W / 40.27056; -8.28333Coordinates: 40°16′14″N 8°17′00″W / 40.27056°N 8.28333°W / 40.27056; -8.28333
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Coimbra
DistrictCoimbra
Government
 • PresidentHumberto José Baptista Oliveira
Area
 • Total216.73 km2 (83.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total15,251
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitewww.cm-penacova.pt/

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 8 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

DemographicsEdit

População do concelho de Penacova (1801–2011)
YearPop.±%
1801 8,706—    
1849 8,593−1.3%
1900 18,253+112.4%
1930 16,964−7.1%
1960 18,704+10.3%
YearPop.±%
1981 17,351−7.2%
1991 16,748−3.5%
2001 16,725−0.1%
2004 16,850+0.7%
2011 15,251−9.5%

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 5 November 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 90" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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