Aguiar de Sousa

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Aguiar de Sousa
Parish
Aguiar de Sousa is located in Portugal
Aguiar de Sousa
Aguiar de Sousa
Coordinates: 41°07′44″N 8°26′56″W / 41.129°N 8.449°W / 41.129; -8.449Coordinates: 41°07′44″N 8°26′56″W / 41.129°N 8.449°W / 41.129; -8.449
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
Metropolitan area Porto
District Porto
Municipality Paredes
Area
 • Total 22.38 km2 (8.64 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,631
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)

Aguiar de Sousa is a Portuguese parish of the municipality of Paredes. The population in 2011 was 1,631,[1] in an area of 22.38 km².[2]

Aguiar de Sousa was formerly an extensive municipality that existed until the beginning of the 19th century. It was composed of 39 parishes, which are now part of the municipalities of Gondomar, Valongo, Lousada, Paredes and Paços de Ferreira. In 1801, it covered an area of about 260 km² with 21,643 inhabitants.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território