Tarouca

Tarouca (Portuguese pronunciation: [tɐˈɾowkɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and a city in Viseu District in Norte Region and Douro Subregion in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 8,046,[1] in an area of 100.08 km².[2]

Tarouca
Flag of Tarouca
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Coat of arms of Tarouca
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Coordinates: 41°01′N 7°46′W / 41.017°N 7.767°W / 41.017; -7.767Coordinates: 41°01′N 7°46′W / 41.017°N 7.767°W / 41.017; -7.767
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Douro
DistrictViseu
Parishes7
Government
 • PresidentMário Ferreira (PS)
Area
 • Total100.08 km2 (38.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total8,046
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±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.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 118" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 31 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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