Castro Daire

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Castro Daire
Flag of Castro Daire
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Coat of arms of Castro Daire
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Coordinates: 40°54′N 7°56′W / 40.900°N 7.933°W / 40.900; -7.933Coordinates: 40°54′N 7°56′W / 40.900°N 7.933°W / 40.900; -7.933
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Viseu Dão Lafões
DistrictViseu
Parishes16
Government
 • PresidentJosé Fernando Carneiro Pereira (PS)
Area
 • Total379.04 km2 (146.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total15,339
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-castrodaire.pt

Castro Daire (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaʃtɾu ˈðajɾ(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Viseu District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,339,[1] in an area of 379.04 km².[2]

The present mayor is Fernando Carneiro, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 29 (St Peter's Day).

Demographics[edit]

Population of Castro Daire Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
2504 9603 21274 24076 25031 20411 18156 16990 15339

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 12 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Almofala
  • Cabril
  • Castro Daire
  • Cujó
  • Gosende
  • Mamouros, Alva e Ribolhos
  • Mezio e Moura Morta
  • Mões
  • Moledo
  • Monteiras
  • Parada de Ester e Ester
  • Pepim
  • Picão e Ermida
  • Pinheiro
  • Reriz e Gafanhão
  • São Joaninho

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística Archived November 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 36" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 20 July 2014.

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