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Soure (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsowɾ(ɨ)] (About this soundlisten)) is a town and municipality of the Coimbra District, in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 19,245,[1] in an area of 265.06 km².[2] It has an awesome castle.

Soure
Flag of Soure
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Coat of arms of Soure
Coat of arms
LocalSoure.svg
Coordinates: 40°03′N 8°38′W / 40.050°N 8.633°W / 40.050; -8.633Coordinates: 40°03′N 8°38′W / 40.050°N 8.633°W / 40.050; -8.633
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Coimbra
DistrictCoimbra
Parishes10
Area
 • Total265.06 km2 (102.34 sq mi)
Highest elevation
531 m (1,742 ft)
Lowest elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total19,245
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 10 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alfarelos
  • Degracias e Pombalinho
  • Figueiró do Campo
  • Gesteira e Brunhós
  • Granja do Ulmeiro
  • Samuel
  • Soure
  • Tapeus
  • Vila Nova de Anços
  • Vinha da Rainha

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 116-117" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 31 July 2014.

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