Santa Clara (Coimbra)

Santa Clara is a former civil parish in the municipality of Coimbra, Portugal. It was also known as São Francisco or São Francisco da Ponte after its foundation in 1855.[1] The population in 2011 was 9,929, in an area of 9.77 km2. On 28 January 2013 it with Castelo Viegas to form Santa Clara e Castelo Viegas.[2]

Santa Clara
A view of the parish of Santa Clara in Coimbra on the south bank (left bank) of the Mondego river
A view of the parish of Santa Clara in Coimbra on the south bank (left bank) of the Mondego river
Coat of arms of Santa Clara
Santa Clara is located in Portugal
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°11′27″N 8°26′18″W / 40.19083°N 8.43833°W / 40.19083; -8.43833Coordinates: 40°11′27″N 8°26′18″W / 40.19083°N 8.43833°W / 40.19083; -8.43833
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Coimbra
DistrictCoimbra
MunicipalityCoimbra
Established1855
Disbanded28 January 2013
Area
 • Total9.77 km2 (3.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,929
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Population of the
civil parish of
Santa Clara[3]
(1864–2011)
YearPop.±%
1864 1,368—    
1878 1,486+8.6%
1890 1,660+11.7%
1900 1,909+15.0%
1911 2,450+28.3%
1920 2,920+19.2%
1930 3,406+16.6%
1940 4,135+21.4%
1950 5,473+32.4%
1960 5,706+4.3%
1970 6,026+5.6%
1981 9,826+63.1%
1991 8,609−12.4%
2001 9,637+11.9%
2011 9,929+3.0%

Cultural heritage, monuments and other attractionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paróquia de Santa Clara". pesquisa.auc.uc.pt (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  2. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 41" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Statistics Portugal - Web Portal". www.ine.pt. Retrieved 2021-06-15.