Tarouca (Portuguese pronunciation: [tɐˈɾowkɐ] (listen)) is a municipality and a city in Viseu District in Norte Region and Douro Subregion in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 8,046, in an area of 100.08 km².
|• President||Mário Ferreira (PS)|
|• Total||100.08 km2 (38.64 sq mi)|
|• Density||80/km2 (210/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±00:00 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+01:00 (WEST)|
The city of Tarouca proper has about 3,400 residents; it was promoted to city in December 2004. The present mayor is Mário Caetano Teixeira Ferreira, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 29.