Trancoso Municipality, Portugal

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Trancoso
Municipality
Flag of Trancoso
Flag
Coat of arms of Trancoso
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°47′N 7°21′W / 40.783°N 7.350°W / 40.783; -7.350Coordinates: 40°47′N 7°21′W / 40.783°N 7.350°W / 40.783; -7.350
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
District/A.R. Guarda
Government
 • Mayor Júlio Sarmento (PSD)
Area
 • Total 361.5 km2 (139.6 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 9,878
 • Density 29/km2 (80/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 29
Municipal holiday
May 29
Website http://www.cm-trancoso.pt

Trancoso (Portuguese pronunciation: [tɾɐ̃ˈkozu]) is a city and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 361.5 km² and a total population of 9,878 inhabitants. City (cidade) population about 3.000

The municipality is composed of 29 parishes, and is located in the District of Guarda, Region Centro; sub region: Beira Interior Norte.

The present Mayor is Amilcar Salvador.

The municipal holiday is May 29. Principal monument: Castle of Trancoso. Main train station: Vila Franca das Naves /Trancoso in the Beira Alta [international line]/linha da Beira Alta.

Parishes[edit]

  • Aldeia Nova
  • Carnicães
  • Castanheira
  • Cogula
  • Cótimos
  • Feital
  • Fiães
  • Freches
  • Granja
  • Guilheiro
  • Moimentinha
  • Moreira de Rei
  • Palhais
  • Póvoa do Concelho
  • Reboleiro
  • Rio de Mel
  • Santa Maria (includes part of the city of Trancoso)
  • São Pedro (part of city of Trancoso)
  • Sebadelhe da Serra
  • Souto Maior
  • Tamanhos
  • Terrenho
  • Torre do Terrenho
  • Torres
  • Valdujo
  • Vale do Seixo
  • Vila Franca das Naves (town)
  • Vila Garcia
  • Vilares

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