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Miranda do Douro

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Miranda do Douro is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 488.0 km² and a total population of 7,797 inhabitants.

The municipality is composed of 17 parishes, and is located in the district of Bragança.

The present Mayor is Manuel Rodrigo Martins (Social Democrat) and the President of the Municipal Assembly is Domingos Duarte Lima (Social Democrat).

The municipal holiday is July 10.

Parishes

  • Águas Vivas
  • Atenor
  • Cicouro
  • Constantim
  • Duas Igrejas
  • Genísio
  • Ifanes
  • Malhadas
  • Miranda do Douro
  • Palaçoulo
  • Paradela
  • Picote
  • Póvoa
  • São Martinho de Angueira
  • Sendim
  • Silva
  • Vila Chã de Braciosa

General Info

Miranda do Douro is a town in Bragança, in the NE Portugal. The adjacent area is home to the speakers of Mirandês (Mirandese), a dialect of Leonese language, that was recognized in 1999 by the Portuguese state as co-official with Portuguese language for local matters.

External links

Town Hall official website (http://www.cm-mdouro.pt/)ro:Miranda do Douro

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