Paços de Ferreira

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Coordinates: 41°16′N 8°24′W / 41.267°N 8.400°W / 41.267; -8.400
Paços de Ferreira
Municipality (Concelho)
Jardim Paços.jpg
The civic gardens of Paços de Ferreira
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Coat of arms
Official name: Concelho de Paços de Ferreira
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
District Porto
Coordinates 41°16′N 8°24′W / 41.267°N 8.400°W / 41.267; -8.400
Population 8,500 (2001)
LAU Câmara Municipal
Timezone WET (UTC0)
 - summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Area Code & Prefix (+351) XXX XX XX XX
Location of the municipality of Paços de Ferreira in continental Portugal
Wikimedia Commons: Paços de Ferreira
Statistics: Instituto Nacional de Estatística[1]
Geographic detail from CAOP (2010)[2] produced by Instituto Geográfico Português (IGP)

Paços de Ferreira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpasuʒ ðɨ fɨˈʁɐjɾɐ]) is a municipality in the Norte Region of Portugal. Sometimes referred to as the Capital do Móvel (capital of furniture), owing to the predominance of this industry within its territory, the municipality is location of IKEA's industrial operations within Portugal.

History[edit]

Paços de Ferreira was incorporated in 1993.

Geography[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 12 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Carvalhosa
  • Eiriz
  • Ferreira
  • Figueiró
  • Frazão Arreigada
  • Freamunde [city]
  • Meixomil
  • Paços de Ferreira [city]
  • Penamaior
  • Raimonda
  • Sanfins Lamoso Codessos
  • Seroa

Sport[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ INE, ed. (2010), Censos 2011 - Resultadas Preliminares [2011 Census - Preliminary Results] (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, retrieved 1 January 2012 
  2. ^ IGP, ed. (2010), Carta Administrativa Oficial de Portugal (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Geográfico Português, retrieved 1 January 2012 
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 87" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.