Guarda Municipality, Portugal
Location in Portugal
|Subregion||Beira Interior Norte|
|• Mayor||Joaquim Valente (PS)|
|• Total||712.1 km2 (274.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||62/km2 (160/sq mi)|
Guarda Municipality (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡwaɾdɐ]) is located in Guarda District, Beira Interior Norte sub-region in Centro Region in Portugal. It has a total area of 712.1 km² and a total population of 44,149. It contains the city of Guarda, which were founded by Sancho I in 1199.
The municipality is composed of 55 parishes.
The present mayor is Joaquim Valente, a member of the Socialist Party. The former mayor was Maria do Carmo Pires Almeida Borges.
The municipal holiday is November 27.
Beiras (urban community)