Vieira do Minho

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Vieira do Minho
Municipality
Flag of Vieira do Minho
Flag
Coat of arms of Vieira do Minho
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 41°38′N 8°08′W / 41.633°N 8.133°W / 41.633; -8.133Coordinates: 41°38′N 8°08′W / 41.633°N 8.133°W / 41.633; -8.133
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
Intermunic. comm. Ave
District Braga
Parishes 16
Government
 • President Albino Carneiro (PSD-CDS)
Area
 • Total 216.44 km2 (83.57 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,997
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website www.cm-vminho.pt

Vieira do Minho (Portuguese pronunciation: [viˈɐjɾɐ ðu ˈmiɲu]) is a municipality in the district of Braga, in the north of Portugal. The population in 2011 was 12,997,[1] in an area of 216.44 km².[2]

The present mayor is António Cardoso, elected by a coalition between PSD and the CDS-PP People's Party (Portugal).

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 16 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Anissó e Soutelo
  • Anjos e Vilar do Chão
  • Caniçada e Soengas
  • Cantelães
  • Eira Vedra
  • Guilhofrei
  • Louredo
  • Mosteiro
  • Parada do Bouro
  • Pinheiro
  • Rossas
  • Ruivães e Campos
  • Salamonde
  • Tabuaças
  • Ventosa e Cova
  • Vieira do Minho

General information[edit]

Vieira do Minho is essentially a rural municipality. Along with the town of Vieira do Minho, the seat of the municipality, the other major location in the municipality is the town of Rossas with 2,071 inhabitants.

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