Cabeceiras de Basto Municipality

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Cabeceiras de Basto
Municipality
Flag of Cabeceiras de Basto
Flag
Coat of arms of Cabeceiras de Basto
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Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 41°32′N 8°01′W / 41.533°N 8.017°W / 41.533; -8.017Coordinates: 41°32′N 8°01′W / 41.533°N 8.017°W / 41.533; -8.017
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
District/A.R. Braga
Government
 • Mayor Joaquim Barreto (PS)
Area
 • Total 241.8 km2 (93.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 17,775
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 12
Municipal holiday
September 29
Website http://www.cm-cabeceiras-basto.pt

Cabeceiras de Basto (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐβɨˈsɐjɾɐʃ ðɨ ˈβaʃtu]) is a municipality in the district of Braga in Portugal with a total area of 241.8 km² and a total population of 17,775 inhabitants.

The municipality borders the municipality of Montalegre to the north, Boticas to the northeast, Ribeira de Pena to the east, Mondim de Basto to the southeast, Celorico de Basto to the south, Fafe to the west and Vieira do Minho to the northwest.

The present mayor is Joaquim Almeida Barreto, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is September 29.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 12 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Abadim
  • Alvite e Passos
  • Arco de Baúlhe e Vila Nune
  • Basto
  • Bucos
  • Cabeceiras de Basto
  • Cavez
  • Faia
  • Gondiães e Vilar de Cunhas
  • Pedraça
  • Refojos de Basto, Outeiro e Painzela
  • Rio Douro

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 30" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 July 2014.