Sever do Vouga

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Sever do Vouga
Municipality
Flag of Sever do Vouga
Flag
Coat of arms of Sever do Vouga
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°44′N 8°22′W / 40.733°N 8.367°W / 40.733; -8.367Coordinates: 40°44′N 8°22′W / 40.733°N 8.367°W / 40.733; -8.367
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Baixo Vouga
District/A.R. Aveiro
Government
 • Mayor Manuel Soares (PS)
Area
 • Total 129.6 km2 (50.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 12,977
 • Density 100/km2 (300/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 9
Municipal holiday
September 21
Website http://www.cm-sever.pt

Sever do Vouga (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨˈvɛɾ ðu ˈvowɣɐ] ( )) is a town and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 129.6 km² and a total population of 12,977 inhabitants, and 11,354 electors (2006). The municipality is a center of metalworking industry.

The municipality is composed of 9 parishes, and is located in the District of Aveiro. It is included in the Greater Metropolitan Area of Aveiro.

The present Mayor is Manuel da Silva Soares, elected by the Socialist Party.

The municipal holiday is the September 21.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Sever do Vouga Municipality (1801–2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004
4454 6394 9002 12038 14077 13783 13826 13186 12940

Parishes[edit]

  • Cedrim
  • Couto de Esteves
  • Dornelas
  • Paradela
  • Pessegueiro do Vouga
  • Rocas do Vouga
  • Sever do Vouga
  • Silva Escura
  • Talhadas

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