Mortágua

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For the Portuguese wine grape known as Mortágua, see Touriga Nacional.
Mortágua
Municipality
View of Mortágua valley
View of Mortágua valley
Flag of Mortágua
Flag
Coat of arms of Mortágua
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°26′N 8°14′W / 40.433°N 8.233°W / 40.433; -8.233Coordinates: 40°26′N 8°14′W / 40.433°N 8.233°W / 40.433; -8.233
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Dão-Lafões
District/A.R. Viseu
Government
 • Mayor José Júlio Norte (PPD-PSD)
Area
 • Total 251.2 km2 (97.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 10,365
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 7
Municipal holiday
Holy Thursday
Website http://www.cm-mortagua.pt/

Mortágua (Portuguese pronunciation: [muɾˈtaɣwɐ] or [mɔɾˈtaɣwɐ]) is a municipality with a total area of 251.2 km² and a total population of 10,365 inhabitants. The municipality is located in the district of Viseu.

The present mayor is José Júlio Norte, elected in 2013 by the Social Democratic Party.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Cercosa
  • Espinho
  • Marmeleira
  • Mortágua, Vale de Remígio, Cortegaça e Almaça
  • Pala
  • Sobral
  • Trezói

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 78" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 28 July 2014. 

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