Vila Nova de Paiva

Vila Nova de Paiva (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvilɐ ˈnɔvɐ ðɨ ˈpajvɐ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the district Viseu in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5,176,[1] in an area of 175.53 km².[2]

Vila Nova de Paiva
Flag of Vila Nova de Paiva
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Coat of arms of Vila Nova de Paiva
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Coordinates: 40°51′N 7°43′W / 40.850°N 7.717°W / 40.850; -7.717Coordinates: 40°51′N 7°43′W / 40.850°N 7.717°W / 40.850; -7.717
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Viseu Dão Lafões
DistrictViseu
Parishes5
Government
 • PresidentManuel Custódio (PSD)
Area
 • Total175.53 km2 (67.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total5,176
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayMarch 2
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20060216194652/http://www.cm-vilanovadepaiva.pt/

The present mayor is Manuel Marques Custódio, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is March 2.

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 5 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Pendilhe
  • Queiriga
  • Touro
  • Vila Cova à Coelheira
  • Vila Nova de Paiva, Alhais e Fráguas

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística Archived November 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 135" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 August 2014.

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