Baião, Portugal

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Baião
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Flag of Baião
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Coat of arms of Baião
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Coordinates: 41°10′N 8°02′W / 41.167°N 8.033°W / 41.167; -8.033Coordinates: 41°10′N 8°02′W / 41.167°N 8.033°W / 41.167; -8.033
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Tâmega e Sousa
DistrictPorto
Parishes14
Government
 • PresidentPaulo Pereira (PS)
Area
 • Total174.53 km2 (67.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total20,522
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-baião.pt[permanent dead link]

Baião (Portuguese pronunciation: [baˈjɐ̃w] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in Porto District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 20,522,[1] in an area of 174.53 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Paulo Pereira, elected from the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is August 24.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 14 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Ancede e Ribadouro (town of Ancede)
  • Baião (Santa Leocádia) e Mesquinhata
  • Campelo e Ovil (town of Baião)
  • Frende
  • Gestaçô
  • Gove
  • Grilo
  • Loivos da Ribeira e Tresouras
  • Loivos do Monte
  • Santa Cruz do Douro e São Tomé de Covelas
  • Santa Marinha do Zêzere (town)
  • Teixeira e Teixeiró
  • Valadares
  • Viariz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística Archived November 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 21" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 July 2014.

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