Gouveia


Gouveia

Infobox_Municipality_pt
official_name = Gouveia


image_coat_of_arms = GVA1.png



District = Guarda
Mayor_name = Álvaro Amaro
Mayor_party = PSD
area_total = 300.6
population_total = 15,792
population_density = 53
Parishes = 22
coor = 40º30'N 7º36'W
params = 40_30_N_7_36_W
occasion = Monday after the
day = 2nd Sunday of August
website = http://www.cm-gouveia.pt
footnotes =

"For Gouveia, a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil see Gouveia, Minas Gerais"

Gouveia (pron. IPA2|go(ow)'vɐjɐ) is a city and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 300.6 km² and a total population of 15,792 inhabitants. The city itself has a population of 3,759. [ [http://62.48.187.117/atlas/Cap2/Cap2d_2.html UMA POPULAÇÃO QUE SE URBANIZA, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004] Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)]

The municipality is composed of 22 parishes, and is located in the District of Guarda, Region: Centro; Sub Region: Serra da Estrela.

The present Mayor is Álvaro dos Santos Amaro, elected by the Social Democratic Party.

The municipal holiday is the Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August.

Parishes


* Aldeias
* Arcozelo
* Cativelos
* Figueiró da Serra
* Folgosinho
* Freixo da Serra
* Lagarinhos
* Mangualde da Serra
* Melo
* Moimenta da Serra
* Nabais
* Nespereira
* Paços da Serra
* Ribamondego
* Rio Torto
* São Julião (Gouveia)
* São Paio
* São Pedro (Gouveia)
* Vila Cortês da Serra
* Vila Franca da Serra
* Vila Nova de Tazem (formerly aka Vila Nova do Casal)
* Vinhó

References

External links

* [http://www.cm-gouveia.pt Municipality official website]


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