Vale de Cambra

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Vale de Cambra
Municipality
Flag of Vale de Cambra
Flag
Coat of arms of Vale de Cambra
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°51′N 8°24′W / 40.850°N 8.400°W / 40.850; -8.400Coordinates: 40°51′N 8°24′W / 40.850°N 8.400°W / 40.850; -8.400
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Entre Douro e Vouga
District/A.R. Aveiro
Government
 • Mayor José Bastos Silva (PSD)
Area
 • Total 146.5 km2 (56.6 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 24,732
 • Density 169/km2 (440/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 9
Municipal holiday Saint Anthony
June 13
Website http://www.cm-valedecambra.pt

Vale de Cambra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈval(ɨ) ðɨ ˈkɐ̃bɾɐ] ( )) is a city and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 146.5 km² and a total population of 24,732 inhabitants, and 21,440 electors (2006). The city itself has about 4,100 inhabitants and is located in the Vila Chã parish.

The municipality is composed of 9 parishes, and is located in the District of Aveiro, in Norte region and Entre Douro & Vouga subregion.

It's now one of the municipalities of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto.

The present Mayor is José António Bastos da Silva, elected by the Social Democratic Party.

The municipal holiday is June 13.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Vale de Cambra Municipality (1801 – 2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2004 2006
9489 10166 12264 15745 20404 24224 24537 24805 24761 24591

Parishes[edit]

  • Arões
  • Cepelos
  • Codal
  • Junqueira
  • Macieira de Cambra
  • Roge
  • São Pedro de Castelões
  • Vila Chã
  • Vila Cova de Perrinho

Notable people[edit]

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