Penalva do Castelo

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Penalva do Castelo
Municipality
Flag of Penalva do Castelo
Flag
Coat of arms of Penalva do Castelo
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°40′N 7°41′W / 40.667°N 7.683°W / 40.667; -7.683Coordinates: 40°40′N 7°41′W / 40.667°N 7.683°W / 40.667; -7.683
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Dão-Lafões
District/A.R. Viseu
Government
 • Mayor Leonídio Mointeiro (PSD-CDS)
Area
 • Total 134.2 km2 (51.8 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 8,768
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 11
Municipal holiday
August 25
Website http://www.cm-penalvadocastelo.pt

Penalva do Castelo (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨˈnaɫvɐ ðu kɐʃˈtɛlu]) is a municipality in the district Viseu in Portugal with a total area of 134.2 km² and a total population of 8,768 inhabitants.

The present mayor is Leonídio Gomes Monteiro, elected by a coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the People's Party. The municipal holiday is August 25.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 11 civil parishes (freguesias):[1]

  • Antas e Matela
  • Castelo de Penalva
  • Esmolfe
  • Germil
  • Ínsua
  • Lusinde
  • Pindo
  • Real
  • Sezures
  • Trancozelos
  • Vila Cova do Covelo e Mareco

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 91-92" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014. 

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