Ponte da Barca

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Ponte da Barca
Municipality
Flag of Ponte da Barca
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Coat of arms of Ponte da Barca
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Coordinates: 41°48′N 8°24′W / 41.800°N 8.400°W / 41.800; -8.400Coordinates: 41°48′N 8°24′W / 41.800°N 8.400°W / 41.800; -8.400
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Minho-Lima
Intermunic. comm. Alto Minho
District Viana do Castelo
Parishes 17
Government
 • President António Vassalo Abreu (PS)
Area
 • Total 182.11 km2 (70.31 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,061
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-pontedabarca.pt

Ponte da Barca (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpõt(ɨ) ðɐ ˈβaɾkɐ]) is a municipality in the district of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 12,061,[1] in an area of 182.11 km².[2]

The present Mayor is António Vassalo Abreu, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is August 24.


Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 17 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Azias
  • Boivães
  • Bravães
  • Britelo
  • Crasto, Ruivos e Grovelas
  • Cuide de Vila Verde
  • Entre Ambos-os-Rios, Ermida e Germil
  • Lavradas
  • Lindoso
  • Nogueira
  • Oleiros
  • Ponte da Barca, Vila Nova da Muía e Paço Vedro de Magalhães
  • Sampriz
  • São Pedro de Vade
  • São Tomé de Vade
  • Touvedo (São Lourenço e Salvador)
  • Vila Chã (São João Baptista e Santiago)

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