Castro Daire Municipality

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Castro Daire
Municipality
Flag of Castro Daire
Flag
Coat of arms of Castro Daire
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°54′N 7°56′W / 40.900°N 7.933°W / 40.900; -7.933Coordinates: 40°54′N 7°56′W / 40.900°N 7.933°W / 40.900; -7.933
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Dão-Lafões
District/A.R. Viseu
Government
 • Mayor José Fernando Carneiro Pereira (PS)
Area
 • Total 379.1 km2 (146.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 16,846
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 16
Municipal holiday Saint Peter
June 29
Website http://www.cm-castrodaire.pt

Castro Daire (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaʃtɾu ˈðajɾ(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Viseu District in Portugal with a total area of 379.1 km² and a total population of 16,846 inhabitants.

The present mayor is Fernando Carneiro, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is June 29 (St Peter's Day).

Demographics[edit]

Population of Castro Daire Municipality (1801–2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004
2504 9603 21274 24076 25031 20411 18156 16990 16846

Parishes[edit]

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

  • Almofala
  • Cabril
  • Castro Daire
  • Cujó
  • Gosende
  • Mamouros, Alva e Ribolhos
  • Mezio e Moura Morta
  • Mões
  • Moledo
  • Monteiras
  • Parada de Ester e Ester
  • Pepim
  • Picão e Ermida
  • Pinheiro
  • Reriz e Gafanhão
  • São Joaninho

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 36" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 July 2014. 

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