Castro Daire

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Castro Daire
Municipality
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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
Intermunic. comm. Viseu Dão Lafões
District Viseu
Parishes 16
Government
 • President José Fernando Carneiro Pereira (PS)
Area
 • Total 379.04 km2 (146.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,339
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-castrodaire.pt

Castro Daire (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaʃtɾu ˈðajɾ(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Viseu District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,339,[1] in an area of 379.04 km².[2]

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 (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
2504 9603 21274 24076 25031 20411 18156 16990 15339

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 12 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • 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

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