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Vila Nova de Famalicão

Vila Nova de Famalicão
Municipality
Flag of Vila Nova de Famalicão
Flag
Coat of arms of Vila Nova de Famalicão
Coat of arms
Coordinates:
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
Intermunic. comm. Ave
District Braga
Parishes 34
Government
 • President Paulo Cunha (PSD-CDS)
Area
 • Total 201.59 km2 (77.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 133,832
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.vilanovadefamalicao.org

Vila Nova de Famalicão (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a town and municipality in the district of Braga, in the north of Portugal. The population in 2011 was 133,832,[1] in an area of 201.59 km².[2]

The present mayor is Paulo Cunha, elected by a coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the Democratic Social Center.

Contents

  • Parishes 1
  • Economy 2
  • International relations 3
  • Notable People 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Parishes

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 34 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Antas e Abade de Vermoim
  • Arnoso (Santa Maria e Santa Eulália) e Sezures
  • Avidos e Lagoa
  • Bairro
  • Brufe
  • Carreira e Bente
  • Castelões
  • Cruz
  • Delães
  • Esmeriz e Cabeçudos
  • Fradelos
  • Gavião
  • Gondifelos, Cavalões e Outiz
  • Joane
  • Landim
  • Lemenhe, Mouquim e Jesufrei
  • Louro
  • Lousado
  • Mogege
  • Nine
  • Pedome
  • Pousada de Saramagos
  • Requião
  • Riba de Ave
  • Ribeirão
  • Ruivães e Novais
  • Santa Maria de Oliveira
  • São Martinho do Vale
  • São Mateus de Oliveira
  • Seide
  • Vale (São Cosme), Telhado e Portela
  • Vermoim
  • Vila Nova de Famalicão e Calendário
  • Vilarinho das Cambas

Economy

The economy of the municipality is mainly based on textile and food industries.

International relations

Notable People

  • Tiago Machado (born 1985) professional cyclist and former Portuguese national time trial champion

References

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^  

External links

  • Municipality official website


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