Oliveira de Frades

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Oliveira de Frades
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Coordinates: 40°43′N8°11′W / 40.717°N 8.183°W / 40.717; -8.183 Coordinates: 40°43′N8°11′W / 40.717°N 8.183°W / 40.717; -8.183
CountryFlag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Region Centro
Intermunic. comm. Viseu Dão Lafões
District Viseu
Parishes 8
Government
   President Paulo Robalo (PSD)
Area
  Total145.35 km2 (56.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total10,261
  Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC±00:00 (WET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holiday October 7
Website http://www.cm-ofrades.com

Oliveira de Frades (Portuguese pronunciation:  [ɔliˈvɐjɾɐ ðɨ ˈfɾaðɨʃ] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a municipality in the district Viseu in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 10,261, [1] in an area of 145.35 km². [2]

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The municipality was created in 1836 by splitting the former municipality Lafões into the current municipalities of Oliveira de Frades, Sao Pedro do Sul and Vouzela.

It is one of the few municipalities in Portugal without territorial continuity (the other being Montijo and Vila Real de Santo António): its territory comprehends two parts, with the town of Oliveira de Frades located in the bigger part, and Arca e Varzielas in the smaller part.

The present mayor is Paulo Ferreira, elected by the Nós, Cidadãos! party. The municipal holiday is October 7.

Parishes

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 8 civil parishes ( freguesias ): [3]

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References

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 84" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.