Tâmega e Sousa

The Comunidade Intermunicipal do Tâmega e Sousa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈtɐmɨgɐ i ˈso(w)zɐ]) is an administrative division in northern Portugal. It was created in 2009.[1] Since January 2015, Tâmega e Sousa is also a NUTS3 subregion of Norte Region, that covers the same area as the intermunicipal community.[2] The seat of the intermunicipal community is Penafiel. Tâmega e Sousa comprises parts of the former districts of Aveiro, Braga, Porto and Viseu. The population in 2011 was 432,915,[3] in an area of 1,831.52 km².[4]

Tâmega e Sousa
CIM Tâmega e Sousa.svg
Coordinates: 41°13′N 8°17′W / 41.21°N 8.28°W / 41.21; -8.28Coordinates: 41°13′N 8°17′W / 41.21°N 8.28°W / 41.21; -8.28
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Established2009
SeatPenafiel
Municipalities11
Area
 • Total1,831.52 km2 (707.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total432,915
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitewww.cimtamegaesousa.pt

MunicipalitiesEdit

The intermunicipal community of Tâmega e Sousa consists of 11 municipalities:[5]

Municipality Population (2011)[3] Area (km²)[4]
Amarante 56,264 301.33
Baião 20,522 174.53
Castelo de Paiva 16,733 115.01
Celorico de Basto 20,098 181.07
Cinfães 20,427 239.29
Felgueiras 58,065 115.74
Lousada 47,387 96.08
Marco de Canaveses 53,450 201.89
Paços de Ferreira 56,340 70.99
Penafiel 72,265 212.24
Resende 11,364 123.35
Total 432,915 1,831.52

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CIM Tâmega e Sousa
  2. ^ Adequação dos indicadores à nova organização territorial NUTS III / Entidades Intermunicipais, Instituto Nacional de Estatística, 18 March 2015
  3. ^ a b Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  4. ^ a b Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  5. ^ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 18 August 2014.

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