Amares

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Amares
Flag of Amares
Coat of arms of Amares
LocalAmares.svg
Coordinates: 41°37′N 8°20′W / 41.617°N 8.333°W / 41.617; -8.333Coordinates: 41°37′N 8°20′W / 41.617°N 8.333°W / 41.617; -8.333
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Cávado
DistrictBraga
Parishes16
Government
 • PresidentManuel Moreira (PSD)
Area
 • Total81.95 km2 (31.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total18,889
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitehttp://www.cm-amares.pt/

Amares (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈmaɾɨʃ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Braga District, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 18,889,[1] in an area of 81.95 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Manuel Moreira, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is June 13.

Demographics[edit]

Pop. Amares Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
5411 8030 12746 13878 16845 16478 16715 18521 18889

Parishes[edit]

The municipality is subdivided into the following parishes:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Eurostat Archived October 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 14-15" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 July 2014.