Resende, Portugal

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Resende
Flag of Resende
Flag
Coat of arms of Resende
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 41°06′N 7°57′W / 41.100°N 7.950°W / 41.100; -7.950Coordinates: 41°06′N 7°57′W / 41.100°N 7.950°W / 41.100; -7.950
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Tâmega e Sousa
DistrictViseu
Parishes11
Government
 • PresidentManuel Garcez Trindade (PS)
Area
 • Total123.35 km2 (47.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total11,364
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-resende.pt

Resende (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁɛˈzẽd(ɨ)] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the Viseu District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 11,364,[1] in an area of 123.35 km².[2]

The present mayor is Manuel Garcez Trindade, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is September 29.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Resende Municipality (1801 – 2004)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
4128 3506 19334 21894 20226 15356 13675 12370 11364

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 11 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Anreade e São Romão de Aregos
  • Barrô
  • Cárquere
  • Felgueiras e Feirão
  • Freigil e Miomães
  • Ovadas e Panchorra
  • Paus
  • Resende
  • São Cipriano
  • São João de Fontoura
  • São Martinho de Mouros

Famous people[edit]

  • Edgar Cardoso, renowned civil engineer and professor, born in Resende.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 102-103" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.

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