Couto (São Miguel)

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São Miguel do Couto
Country Portugal
Municipality Santo Tirso
Disbanded 2013
 • Total 2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,292
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)

São Miguel do Couto is a former civil parish in the municipality of Santo Tirso, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Santo Tirso, Couto (Santa Cristina e São Miguel) e Burgães.[1] It is located southeast in the city of Santo Tirso, near the bottom of Monte Cordova Hill.

At the 2001 census, it had a population of 1,292. It covers 2.39 km² of area, most of which is residential although there are some textile industry facilities here, too.

In 907, Count Hermenegildo González, governor of the Condado Portucalense, was born here.


  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 109" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 30 July 2014. 

Coordinates: 41°19′53″N 8°27′46″W / 41.33139°N 8.46278°W / 41.33139; -8.46278