Castelo de Vide

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Castelo de Vide
Municipality
Flag of Castelo de Vide
Flag
Coat of arms of Castelo de Vide
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 39°20′N 7°31′W / 39.333°N 7.517°W / 39.333; -7.517Coordinates: 39°20′N 7°31′W / 39.333°N 7.517°W / 39.333; -7.517
Country  Portugal
Region Alentejo
Subregion Alto Alentejo
Intermunic. comm. Alto Alentejo
District Portalegre
Parishes 4
Government
 • President António Ribeiro (PSD)
Area
 • Total 264.91 km2 (102.28 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,407
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-castelo-vide.pt

Castelo de Vide (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐʃˈtɛlu ðɨ ˈvið(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,407,[1] in an area of 264.91 km².[2]

The municipality is located by the Serra de São Mamede in Portalegre District.

The present Mayor is António Manuel Grincho Ribeiro, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is Easter Monday.

View of Castelo de Vide.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Castelo de Vide Municipality (1801 – 2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
7 006 6 031 6 614 6 837 6 538 4 187 4 145 3 872 3 407

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Nossa Senhora da Graça de Póvoa e Meadas
  • Santa Maria da Devesa
  • Santiago Maior
  • São João Baptista

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