Baião Municipality

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Baião
Municipality
Flag of Baião
Flag
Coat of arms of Baião
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 41°10′N 8°02′W / 41.167°N 8.033°W / 41.167; -8.033Coordinates: 41°10′N 8°02′W / 41.167°N 8.033°W / 41.167; -8.033
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
District/A.R. Oporto
Government
 • Mayor José Luís Carneiro (PS)
Area
 • Total 174.5 km2 (67.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 21,564
 • Density 124/km2 (320/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 14
Municipal holiday Saint Bartholomew
August 24
Website http://www.cm-baião.pt

Baião ([baˈjɐ̃w]) is a municipality in Porto District in Portugal with a total area of 174.5 km² and a total population of 21,564 inhabitants.

The present Mayor is José Luís Carneiro, elected from the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is August 24.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 14 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Ancede e Ribadouro
  • Baião (Santa Leocádia) e Mesquinhata
  • Campelo e Ovil
  • Frende
  • Gestaçô
  • Gove
  • Grilo
  • Loivos da Ribeira e Tresouras
  • Loivos do Monte
  • Santa Cruz do Douro e São Tomé de Covelas
  • Santa Marinha do Zêzere
  • Teixeira e Teixeiró
  • Valadares
  • Viariz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 21" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 July 2014. 

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