Felgueiras

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Felgueiras
Municipality
Flag of Felgueiras
Flag
Coat of arms of Felgueiras
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Country  Portugal
Region Norte Region
Subregion Tâmega
District/A.R. Porto
Government
 • Mayor Inácio Ribeiro (PSD)
Area
 • Total 115.62 km2 (44.64 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 58,922
 • Density 498/km2 (1,290/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 20
Municipal holiday 29 June

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.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 20 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population of Felgueiras Municipality (1801–2008)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2008
11 413 15 614 22 973 25 424 38 895 48 015 51 248 57 595 58 976

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 48-49" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014. 

Coordinates: 41°21′58″N 8°11′57″W / 41.3662°N 8.19928°W / 41.3662; -8.19928