Penalva do Castelo

Penalva do Castelo (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨˈnalvɐ ðu kɐʃˈtɛlu] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the district Viseu in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,956,[1] in an area of 134.34 km².[2]

Penalva do Castelo
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Coordinates: 40°40′N 7°41′W / 40.667°N 7.683°W / 40.667; -7.683Coordinates: 40°40′N 7°41′W / 40.667°N 7.683°W / 40.667; -7.683
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Viseu Dão Lafões
DistrictViseu
Parishes11S
Government
 • PresidentFrancisco Carvalho
Area
 • Total134.34 km2 (51.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total7,956
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayAugust 25
Websitehttp://www.cm-penalvadocastelo.pt

The present mayor is Francisco Lopes de Carvalho, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is August 25.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 11 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Antas e Matela
  • Castelo de Penalva
  • Esmolfe
  • Germil
 
Casa de Ínsua, Penalva do Castelo
  • Ínsua
  • Lusinde
  • Pindo
  • Real
  • Sezures
  • Trancozelos
  • Vila Cova do Covelo e Mareco

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  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, pages 552 91-92" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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