Sernancelhe

Sernancelhe (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨɾnɐ̃ˈsɐʎ(ɨ)] (About this soundlisten) or [sɨɾnɐ̃ˈseʎ(ɨ)]) is a municipality in the district Viseu, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5671,[1] in an area of 228.61 km².[2]

Sernancelhe
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Coat of arms of Sernancelhe
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Coordinates: 40°53′N 7°29′W / 40.883°N 7.483°W / 40.883; -7.483Coordinates: 40°53′N 7°29′W / 40.883°N 7.483°W / 40.883; -7.483
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Douro
DistrictViseu
Parishes13
Government
 • PresidentCarlos Silva (PSD)
Area
 • Total228.61 km2 (88.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,671
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitehttp://www.cm-sernancelhe.pt

The present mayor is Carlos Silva Santiago, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is May 3.

ParishesEdit

The municipality is composed of 13 parishes:[3]

  • Arnas
  • Carregal
  • Chosendo
  • Cunha
  • Faia
  • Ferreirim e Macieira
  • Fonte Arcada e Escurquela
  • Granjal
  • Lamosa
  • Penso e Freixinho
  • Quintela
  • Sernancelhe e Sarzeda
  • Vila da Ponte

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Eurostat
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 113" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 July 2014.

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