Baião, Portugal

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Baião
Municipality
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Flag of Baião
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Coat of arms of Baião
Coat of arms
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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
Intermunic. comm. Tâmega e Sousa
District Porto
Parishes 14
Government
 • President José Luís Carneiro (PS)
Area
 • Total 174.53 km2 (67.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,522
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-baião.pt

Baião ([baˈjɐ̃w]) is a municipality in Porto District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 20,522,[1] in an area of 174.53 km².[2]

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):[3]

  • 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

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