Felgueiras

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Felgueiras
Municipality
Mosteiro do Bom Jesus de Barrosas
Mosteiro do Bom Jesus de Barrosas
Flag of Felgueiras
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Coat of arms of Felgueiras
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Coordinates: 41°22′N 8°12′W / 41.367°N 8.200°W / 41.367; -8.200Coordinates: 41°22′N 8°12′W / 41.367°N 8.200°W / 41.367; -8.200
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
Intermunic. comm. Tâmega e Sousa
District Porto
Parishes 20
Government
 • President Inácio Ribeiro (PSD)
Area
 • Total 115.74 km2 (44.69 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 58,065
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Felgueiras (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɛɫˈɡɐjɾɐʃ]) is a municipality in Porto District, Portugal. The current mayor is Inácio Ribeiro. There are two cities located in the municipality: Felgueiras (city status received on 13 July 1990) and Lixa. The population in 2011 was 58,065,[1] in an area of 115.74 km².[2]

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 20 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

Demographics[edit]

Population of Felgueiras Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
11 413 15 614 22 973 25 424 38 895 48 015 51 248 57 595 58 065

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 48-49" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014.