Merelim (São Paio), Panoias e Parada de Tibães

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Merelim (São Paio), Panoias e
Parada de Tibães
Parish
Merelim (São Paio), Panoias e Parada de Tibães is located in Portugal
Merelim (São Paio), Panoias e Parada de Tibães
Merelim (São Paio), Panoias e
Parada de Tibães
Coordinates: 41°35′06″N 8°28′08″W / 41.585°N 8.469°W / 41.585; -8.469Coordinates: 41°35′06″N 8°28′08″W / 41.585°N 8.469°W / 41.585; -8.469
Country Portugal
Municipality Braga
Area
 • Total 5.36 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,363
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Postal code 4700-940

Merelim (São Paio), Panoias e Parada de Tibães is a civil parish in the municipality of Braga, Portugal. It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Merelim (São Paio), Panoias and Parada de Tibães.[1] The population in 2011 was 5,363,[2] in an area of 5.36 km².[3]

The parish is situated on the south bank of the river Cávado, northwest of Braga city centre. Agriculture is very important in Merelim São Paio, a village full of fields of maize and little plantations. However, the agriculturists in Merelim São Paio are getting older and there are few young people following the same way.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 26-28" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. ^ Direção-Geral do Território