Tarouca

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Tarouca
Municipality
Flag of Tarouca
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Coat of arms of Tarouca
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Coordinates: 41°01′N 7°46′W / 41.017°N 7.767°W / 41.017; -7.767Coordinates: 41°01′N 7°46′W / 41.017°N 7.767°W / 41.017; -7.767
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Douro
Intermunic. comm. Douro
District Viseu
Parishes 7
Government
 • President Mário Ferreira (PS)
Area
 • Total 100.08 km2 (38.64 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,046
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Tarouca (Portuguese pronunciation: [tɐˈɾowkɐ]) is a municipality and a city in Viseu District in Norte Region and Douro Subregion in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 8,046,[1] in an area of 100.08 km².[2]

The city of Tarouca proper has about 3,400 residents; it was promoted to city in December 2004. The present mayor is Mário Caetano Teixeira Ferreira, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 29.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

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