Lousada

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Lousada
Municipality
Torre de Vilar
Torre de Vilar
Flag of Lousada
Flag
Coat of arms of Lousada
Coat of arms
LocalLousada.svg
Coordinates: 41°18′N 8°14′W / 41.30°N 8.24°W / 41.30; -8.24Coordinates: 41°18′N 8°14′W / 41.30°N 8.24°W / 41.30; -8.24
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
Intermunic. comm. Tâmega e Sousa
District Porto
Parishes 15
Government
 • President Jorge Magalhães (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Total 96.08 km2 (37.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 47,387
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website www.cm-lousada.pt

Lousada (Portuguese pronunciation: [lowˈzaðɐ]) is a town and municipality of the Porto district, in northern Portugal. The population in 2011 was 47,387,[1] in an area of 96.08 km².[2]

Parishes[edit]

The municipality of Lousada is subdivided into the following parishes:[3]

Eurocircuito da Costilha[edit]

This circuit has been used several times for the European autocross championship and it is traditionally the circuit where the Portuguese round of the FIA European Championship for rallycross drivers takes place.

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