Terras de Bouro ( Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a [ˈtɛʁɐʒ ðɨ ˈβowɾu] municipality in Portugal with a total area of 277.5 km² and a total population of 7,955 inhabitants.
The municipality is composed of 17 parishes, and is located in the district of
Braga. The present Mayor is António Ferreira Afonso, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is June 24, after Saint John.
History [ edit ]
The Germanic tribe of the
Buri accompanied the Suebi in their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula and establishment in Gallaecia (modern northern Portugal and Galicia). The Buri settled in the region between the rivers Cávado and Homem, in the area known thereafter as Terras de Boiro or Terras de Bouro (Lands of the Buri). [1 ]
Parishes [ edit ]
Campo do Gerês
Moimenta (Terras de Bouro)
Vilar da Veiga
See also [ edit ]
^ Domingos Maria da Silva, , Terras de Bouro, Câmara Municipal de Terras de Bouro, 2006. (in Os Búrios Portuguese)
External links [ edit ]