Esposende

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Esposende
Municipality
Flag of Esposende
Flag
Coat of arms of Esposende
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 41°32′N 8°47′W / 41.533°N 8.783°W / 41.533; -8.783Coordinates: 41°32′N 8°47′W / 41.533°N 8.783°W / 41.533; -8.783
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Cávado
District/A.R. Braga
Government
 • Mayor Fernando Cepa (PSD)
Area
 • Total 95.4 km2 (36.8 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 34,625
 • Density 363/km2 (940/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 15
Municipal holiday Mary, the mother of Jesus
August 19
Website http://www.cm-esposende.pt/

Esposende (Portuguese pronunciation: [(ɨ)ʃpɔˈzẽd(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 95.4 km² and a total population of 34,625 inhabitants. The city itself has a population of 9,197.[1]

The municipality is composed of 15 parishes, and is located in Braga District.

The present Mayor is Fernando Couto Cepa, elected by the Social Democratic Party.

The municipal holiday is August 19.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Esposende Municipality (1801–2008)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2008
4 157 12 545 15 161 19 452 23 966 28 652 30 101 33 325 35 552

Parishes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)

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