Fonte Arcada e Oliveira

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Fonte Arcada e Oliveira
Fonte Arcada e Oliveira is located in Portugal
Fonte Arcada e Oliveira
Fonte Arcada e Oliveira
Coordinates: 41°34′44″N 8°14′53″W / 41.579°N 8.248°W / 41.579; -8.248Coordinates: 41°34′44″N 8°14′53″W / 41.579°N 8.248°W / 41.579; -8.248
Country Portugal
Municipality Póvoa de Lanhoso
 • Total 11.06 km2 (4.27 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,672
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)

Fonte Arcada e Oliveira is a civil parish in the municipality of Póvoa de Lanhoso, northern Portugal. It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Fonte Arcada e Oliveira.[1] The population in 2011 was 1,672,[2] in an area of 11.06 km².[3]

The village Fonte Arcada (also known as Fontarcada) was the birthplace of Maria da Fonte, leader of the Revolution of Maria da Fonte. Until the start of the 19th century it formed a couto of its own. Its parish church is the church of Fontarcada.


  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 100-101" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. ^ Direção-Geral do Território[permanent dead link]