Vimioso

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Vimioso
Municipality
Main square in the centre of Vimioso
Main square in the centre of Vimioso
Flag of Vimioso
Flag
Coat of arms of Vimioso
Coat of arms
LocalVimioso.svg
Coordinates: 41°35′1″N 6°31′42″W / 41.58361°N 6.52833°W / 41.58361; -6.52833Coordinates: 41°35′1″N 6°31′42″W / 41.58361°N 6.52833°W / 41.58361; -6.52833
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Alto Trás-os-Montes
Intermunic. comm. Terras de Trás-os-Montes
District Bragança
Parishes 10 (list)
Government
 • President José Baptista Rodrigues (PPD-PSD)
Area
 • Total 481.59 km2 (185.94 sq mi)
Elevation 668 m (2,192 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,669
 • Density 9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Postal code 5230
Area code 273
Website http://www.cm-vimioso.pt

Vimioso (Portuguese: [vimiˈozu], Mirandese: [bimiˈoz̺u]) is a municipality in the district of Bragança in the northern part of Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,669,[1] in an area of 481.59 km².[2] It is recognised as having a significant number of Mirandese speakers.

Geography[edit]

The Romanesque Matriz Church

The municipality is composed of 10 parishes:[3]

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