Vilar de Mouros

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Vilar de Mouros
Parish
Vilar de Mouros is located in Portugal
Vilar de Mouros
Vilar de Mouros
Coordinates: 41°53′28″N 8°47′49″W / 41.891°N 8.797°W / 41.891; -8.797Coordinates: 41°53′28″N 8°47′49″W / 41.891°N 8.797°W / 41.891; -8.797
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Minho-Lima
Intermunic. comm. Alto Minho
District Viana do Castelo
Municipality Caminha
Area
 • Total 10.38 km2 (4.01 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 753
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)

Vilar de Mouros is a civil parish ("freguesia") in the municipality of Caminha, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 753,[1] in an area of 10.38 km².[2] Located on the banks of the Coura, 7 km from the municipal seat, it became famous as the location of the oldest rock festival in Portugal - the Vilar de Mouros Festival.

References[edit]

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