Amares

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Amares
Municipality
Flag of Amares
Flag
Coat of arms of Amares
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 41°37′N 8°20′W / 41.617°N 8.333°W / 41.617; -8.333Coordinates: 41°37′N 8°20′W / 41.617°N 8.333°W / 41.617; -8.333
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Cávado
Intermunic. comm. Cávado
District Braga
Parishes 16
Government
 • President José Barbosa (PS)
Area
 • Total 81.95 km2 (31.64 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,889
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-amares.pt/

Amares (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈmaɾɨʃ]) is a municipality in Braga District, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 18,889,[1] in an area of 81.95 km².[2]

The present Mayor is José Gonçalves Barbosa, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 13.

Demographics[edit]

Pop. Amares Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
5411 8030 12746 13878 16845 16478 16715 18521 18889

Parishes[edit]

The municipality is subdivided into the following parishes:[3]

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