Vila Nova de Famalicão

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Vila Nova de Famalicão
Municipality
Flag of Vila Nova de Famalicão
Flag
Coat of arms of Vila Nova de Famalicão
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 41°24′N 8°31′W / 41.400°N 8.517°W / 41.400; -8.517Coordinates: 41°24′N 8°31′W / 41.400°N 8.517°W / 41.400; -8.517
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
District/A.R. Braga
Government
 • Mayor Paulo Cunha (PSD-CDS)
Area
 • Total 201.7 km2 (77.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 131,690
 • Density 653/km2 (1,690/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 49
Municipal holiday Saint Anthony
June 13
Website http://www.vilanovadefamalicao.org

Vila Nova de Famalicão (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvilɐ ˈnɔvɐ ðɨ fɐmɐliˈkɐ̃w]) is a town and municipality in the district of Braga, in the north of Portugal. It is composed of 49 parishes.

The municipality has a population of 131,690 inhabitants and a total area of 201.7.

The present mayor is Armindo Alves Costa, elected by a coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the Democratic Social Center.

Parishes[edit]

  • Abade de Vermoim
  • Antas (Vila Nova de Famalicão)
  • Ávidos
  • Bairro
  • Bente
  • Brufe (Vila Nova de Famalicão)
  • Cabeçudos
  • Calendário (Vila Nova de Famalicão)
  • Carreira
  • Castelões
  • Cavalões
  • Cruz
  • Delães
  • Esmeriz
  • Fradelos
  • Gavião (Vila Nova de Famalicão)
  • Gondifelos
  • Jesufrei
  • Joane
  • Lagoa
  • Landim
  • Lemenhe
  • Louro
  • Lousado
  • Mogege
  • Mouquim
  • Nine
  • Novais
  • Outiz
  • Pedome
  • Portela
  • Pousada de Saramagos
  • Requião
  • Riba de Ave
  • Ribeirão
  • Ruivães
  • Santa Eulália de Arnoso
  • Santa Maria de Arnoso
  • Santa Maria de Oliveira
  • São Cosme do Vale
  • São Martinho do Vale
  • São Mateus de Oliveira
  • São Miguel de Seide
  • São Paio de Seide
  • Sezures
  • Telhado
  • Vermoim
  • Vila Nova de Famalicão
  • Vilarinho das Cambas

Economy[edit]

The economy of the municipality is mainly based on textile and food industries.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

São Tomé and Príncipe Lobata District, São Tomé and Príncipe - 2013

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