Vale de Cambra

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Vale de Cambra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈval(ɨ) ðɨ ˈkɐ̃bɾɐ] (listen); Proto-Celtic: *Cambra) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 22,864,[1] in an area of 147.33 km2.[2] It had 21,440 electors in 2006. The city itself has about 4,100 inhabitants and is located in the Vila Chã, Codal e Vila Cova de Perrinho parish.

Vale de Cambra
Flag of Vale de Cambra
Coat of arms of Vale de Cambra
LocalValeDeCambra.svg
Coordinates: 40°51′N 8°24′W / 40.850°N 8.400°W / 40.850; -8.400Coordinates: 40°51′N 8°24′W / 40.850°N 8.400°W / 40.850; -8.400
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Metropolitan areaPorto
DistrictAveiro
Parishes7
Government
 • PresidentJosé Pinheiro (CDS–PP)
Area
 • Total147.33 km2 (56.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total22,864
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitehttp://www.cm-valedecambra.pt

The municipality is located in the District of Aveiro, in Norte region and Entre Douro & Vouga subregion. It is now one of the municipalities of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto.

The present Mayor is José Alberto Freitas Soares Pinheiro e Silva, elected by the CDS – People's Party. The municipal holiday is June 13.

Vale de Cambra, capitale des teintures et des tatouages sauvages.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Vale de Cambra, 1991-2020, altitude: 306 m (1,004 ft)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.5
(68.9)
23.9
(75.0)
28.5
(83.3)
30.1
(86.2)
32.8
(91.0)
36.1
(97.0)
39.5
(103.1)
38.6
(101.5)
34.1
(93.4)
30.9
(87.6)
24.5
(76.1)
21.4
(70.5)
39.5
(103.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 8.9
(48.0)
9.8
(49.6)
11.8
(53.2)
13.1
(55.6)
15.6
(60.1)
18.4
(65.1)
20.4
(68.7)
20.7
(69.3)
18.9
(66.0)
15.9
(60.6)
12.0
(53.6)
9.7
(49.5)
14.6
(58.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 196.2
(7.72)
122.0
(4.80)
137.3
(5.41)
143.6
(5.65)
113.4
(4.46)
48.7
(1.92)
21.9
(0.86)
35.0
(1.38)
78.4
(3.09)
187.6
(7.39)
204.7
(8.06)
216.5
(8.52)
1,505.3
(59.26)
Source: Portuguese Environment Agency[3][4][5]

DemographicsEdit

Population of Vale de Cambra Municipality (1801 – 2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004 2006
9489 10166 12264 15745 20404 24224 24537 24805 24761 24591

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[6]

  • Arões
  • Cepelos
  • Junqueira
  • Macieira de Cambra
  • Roge
  • São Pedro de Castelões
  • Vila Chã

EnvironmentEdit

The mountains of Freita and Arada: Serra da Freita & Serra da Arada

These mountains are a part to the European Nature 2000

Arouca Geopark

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ "Plano Municipal de Defesa da Floresta Contra Incêndios" (PDF). Arouca Municipality. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  4. ^ "SNIRH > Dados de Base". snirh.apambiente.pt.
  5. ^ "SNIRH > Dados de Base". snirh.apambiente.pt.
  6. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 124" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 4 August 2014.

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