Vizela

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Vizela
Municipality
Flag of Vizela
Flag
Coat of arms of Vizela
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 41°22′N 8°16′W / 41.367°N 8.267°W / 41.367; -8.267Coordinates: 41°22′N 8°16′W / 41.367°N 8.267°W / 41.367; -8.267
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
Intermunic. comm. Ave
District Braga
Parishes 5
Government
 • President Dinis Costa (PS)
Area
 • Total 24.70 km2 (9.54 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,736
 • Density 960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-vizela.pt

Vizela (Portuguese pronunciation: [viˈzɛlɐ]) is a municipality in the Braga District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 23,736,[1] in an area of 24.70 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Dinis Manuel da Silva Costa, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is March 19.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 5 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Caldas de Vizela (São Miguel e São João)
  • Infias
  • Santa Eulália
  • Santo Adrião de Vizela
  • Tagilde e Vizela (São Paio)

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