Vimioso Municipality

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Coordinates: 41°34′10″N 6°31′21″W / 41.56944°N 6.52250°W / 41.56944; -6.52250
Vimioso
Municipality (Concelho)
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Main square in the centre of Vimioso
Flag
Coat of arms
Official name: Município de Vimioso
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Alto Trás-os-Montes
District Bragança
Municipality Vimioso
Civil Parishes 10 (list)
Center Vimioso
 - elevation 668 m (2,192 ft)
 - coordinates 41°34′10″N 6°31′21″W / 41.56944°N 6.52250°W / 41.56944; -6.52250
Area 481.63 km2 (186 sq mi)
Population 4,669 (2011)
Density 10 / km2 (26 / sq mi)
LAU Câmara Municipal
 - location Praça Eduardo Coelho
 - coordinates 41°35′1″N 6°31′42″W / 41.58361°N 6.52833°W / 41.58361; -6.52833
President José Baptista Rodrigues (PPD-PSD)
Municipal Chair José António Cerqueira da Costa Moreira (PPD-PSD)
Timezone WET (UTC0)
 - summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Postal Zone 5230-315
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 273 XXX XXX
Municipal Holiday 10 August
Location of the municipality of Vimioso in continental Portugal
Wikimedia Commons: Vimioso
Website: http://www.cm-vimioso.pt
Geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Vimioso (Portuguese: [vimiˈozu], Mirandese: [bimiˈoz̺u]) is a municipality in the district of Bragança in the northern part of Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,669,[1] in an area of 481.63 km².[2]

Geography[edit]

The Romanesque Matriz Church

The municipality is composed of 10 parishes:[3]

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