Esposende

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Esposende
Câmara de Esposende.jpg
Moinhos da Apúlia 2018 (3).jpg
Centro Cultural Rodrigues Faria.jpg
Museu de Esposende.JPG
Igreja de Misericórdia de Fão (cropped).jpg
Trilho das Cangostas VI (30149172374).jpg
Castro de São Lourenço - panoramio.jpg
Flag of Esposende
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Coat of arms of Esposende
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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
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Cávado
DistrictBraga
Parishes9
Government
 • PresidentBenjamim Pereira (PSD)
Area
 • Total95.41 km2 (36.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total34,254
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-esposende.pt/

Esposende (Portuguese pronunciation: [(ɨ)ʃpɔˈzẽd(ɨ)] (About this soundlisten)) is a city and a municipality in Braga District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 34,254,[1] in an area of 95.41 km².[2] The city itself (the parish Esposende, Marinhas e Gandra) had a population of 9,197 in 2001.[3] It gained city status on 2 July 1993. The present Mayor is Fernando Couto Cepa, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is August 19. It is located on the Portuguese Way of the Camino de Santiago.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Esposende Municipality (1801–2008)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
4 157 12 545 15 161 19 452 23 966 28 652 30 101 33 325 34 254

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into nine civil parishes (freguesias):[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)
  4. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 45" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014.

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