Tancos

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Tancos
Parish
Tancos is located in Portugal
Tancos
Tancos
Coordinates: 39°27′40″N 8°23′56″W / 39.461°N 8.399°W / 39.461; -8.399Coordinates: 39°27′40″N 8°23′56″W / 39.461°N 8.399°W / 39.461; -8.399
Country Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Médio Tejo
Intermunic. comm. Médio Tejo
District Santarém
Municipality Vila Nova da Barquinha
Area
 • Total 2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 243
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)

Tancos is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Vila Nova da Barquinha. The population in 2011 was 243,[1] in an area of 2.04 km².[2]

Tancos parish is the location of an important military area (Polígono de Tancos) that includes the Tancos Military Air Field, the Parachute Troops School and a military engineering unit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território