Tarouca

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Tarouca
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Coordinates: 41°01′N7°46′W / 41.017°N 7.767°W / 41.017; -7.767 Coordinates: 41°01′N7°46′W / 41.017°N 7.767°W / 41.017; -7.767
CountryFlag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Region Norte
Intermunic. comm. Douro
District Viseu
Parishes 7
Government
   President Mário Ferreira (PS)
Area
  Total100.08 km2 (38.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total8,046
  Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone UTC±00:00 (WET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+01:00 (WEST)

Tarouca (Portuguese pronunciation:  [tɐˈɾowkɐ] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a municipality and a city in Viseu District in Norte Region and Douro Subregion in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 8,046, [1] in an area of 100.08 km². [2]

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The city of Tarouca proper has about 3,400 residents; it was promoted to city in December 2004. The present mayor is Mário Caetano Teixeira Ferreira, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 29.

Parishes

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 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 552 118" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 31 July 2014.