Vale de Cambra

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Vale de Cambra
Municipality
Flag of Vale de Cambra
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Coat of arms of Vale de Cambra
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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
Metropolitan area Porto
District Aveiro
Parishes 7
Government
 • President José Bastos Silva (PSD)
Area
 • Total 147.33 km2 (56.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 22,864
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-valedecambra.pt

Vale de Cambra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈval(ɨ) ðɨ ˈkɐ̃bɾɐ] ( )) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 22,864,[1] in an area of 147.33 km².[2] It had 21,440 electors in 2006. The city itself has about 4,100 inhabitants and is located in the Vila Chã, Codal e Vila Cova de Perrinho parish.

The municipality 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]

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

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

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