Rio Meão

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Rio Meão
Parish
Rio Meão is located in Portugal
Rio Meão
Rio Meão
Coordinates: 40°57′29″N 8°34′52″W / 40.958°N 8.581°W / 40.958; -8.581Coordinates: 40°57′29″N 8°34′52″W / 40.958°N 8.581°W / 40.958; -8.581
Country Portugal
Municipality Santa Maria da Feira
Area
 • Total 6.68 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,931
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)

Rio Meão is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Santa Maria da Feira. The population in 2011 was 4,931,[1] in an area of 6.68 km².[2]

History[edit]

The parish was first mentioned in the 8th century (773) as "Rius Medianus". The name of the parish comes from a small river south of the parish ("Rius Medianus") and is located between Santa Maria da Feira and Paços de Brandão. In 1220, it became a parish.

Sancho I received the parish, the Ordem do Hospitel, it later reorganized into a settlement of the Portuguese territory.

Sites of Interests[edit]

The parishes contains three historic traditional houses:

  • Casa dos Brandões de Tabuaça de Anta
  • Casa do Mourão
  • Casa da Peredinha

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