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Guarda Municipality, Portugal

Guarda
Municipality

Coat of arms

Location in Portugal

Coordinates: 40°32′N 7°20′W / 40.533°N 7.333°W / 40.533; -7.333Coordinates: 40°32′N 7°20′W / 40.533°N 7.333°W / 40.533; -7.333

Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
District/A.R. Guarda
Government
 • Mayor Joaquim Valente (PS)
Area
 • Total 712.1 km2 (274.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 44,149
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 55
Municipal holiday
November 27
Website http://www.mun-guarda.pt

Guarda Municipality (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡwaɾdɐ]) is located in Guarda District, Beira Interior Norte sub-region in Centro Region in Portugal. It has a total area of 712.1 km² and a total population of 44,149. It contains the city of Guarda, which were founded by Sancho I in 1199.[1]

The municipality is composed of 55 parishes.

The present mayor is Joaquim Valente, a member of the Socialist Party. The former mayor was Maria do Carmo Pires Almeida Borges.

The municipal holiday is November 27.


Parishes

  • Adão
  • Albardo
  • Aldeia do Bispo
  • Aldeia Viçosa
  • Alvendre
  • Arrifana
  • Avelãs da Ribeira
  • Avelãs de Ambom
  • Benespera
  • Carvalhal Meão
  • Casal de Cinza
  • Castanheira
  • Cavadoude
  • Codesseiro
  • Corujeira
  • Faia
  • Famalicão
  • Fernão Joanes
  • Gagos
  • Gonçalo
  • Gonçalo Bocas
  • João Antão
  • Maçainhas
  • Marmeleiro
  • Meios
  • Mizarela
  • Monte Margarida
  • Panóias de Cima
  • Pega
  • Pêra do Moço
  • Pêro Soares
  • Porto da Carne
  • Pousada
  • Ramela
  • Ribeira dos Carinhos
  • Rocamondo
  • Rochoso
  • Santana da Azinha
  • São Miguel da Guarda
  • São Miguel de Jarmelo
  • São Pedro de Jarmelo
  • São Vicente
  • Seixo Amarelo
  • Sobral da Serra
  • Trinta
  • Vale de Estrela
  • Valhelhas
  • Vela
  • Videmonte
  • Vila Cortês do Mondego
  • Vila Fernando
  • Vila Franca do Deão
  • Vila Garcia
  • Vila Soeiro

References

External links

  • Municipality official website
  • Guarda Photos
  • Photos from Guarda

Beiras (urban community)

fa:گوآردا nl:Guarda (Portugal)

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