Póvoa de Lanhoso

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Póvoa de Lanhoso
Municipality
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Coordinates: 41°34′N 8°16′W / 41.567°N 8.267°W / 41.567; -8.267Coordinates: 41°34′N 8°16′W / 41.567°N 8.267°W / 41.567; -8.267
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
Intermunic. comm. Ave
District Braga
Parishes 22
Government
 • President Manuel Baptista (PSD)
Area
 • Total 134.65 km2 (51.99 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,886
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website www.cm-povoadelanhoso.pt

Póvoa de Lanhoso (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpɔvuɐ ðɨ lɐˈɲozu], locally: [ˈpɔβuɐ ðɨ lɐˈɲozu]) is a municipality in the district of Braga, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 21,886,[1] in an area of 134.65 km².[2]

The present Mayor is Manuel Soares Baptista, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is March 19.

Parishes[edit]

The municipality is subdivided into the following 22 parishes:[3]

  • Águas Santas e Moure
  • Calvos e Frades
  • Campos e Louredo
  • Covelas
  • Esperança e Brunhais
  • Ferreiros
  • Fonte Arcada e Oliveira
  • Galegos
  • Garfe
  • Geraz do Minho
  • Lanhoso
  • Monsul
  • Póvoa de Lanhoso
  • Rendufinho
  • Santo Emilião
  • São João de Rei
  • Serzedelo
  • Sobradelo da Goma
  • Taíde
  • Travassos
  • Verim, Friande e Ajude
  • Vilela

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