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Castro Daire

Castro Daire
Flag of Castro Daire
Coat of arms of Castro Daire
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Dão-Lafões
Intermunic. comm. Viseu Dão Lafões
District Viseu
Parishes 16
 • President José Fernando Carneiro Pereira (PS)
 • Total 379.04 km2 (146.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,339
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Castro Daire (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in Viseu District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,339,[1] in an area of 379.04 km².[2]

The present mayor is Fernando Carneiro, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 29 (St Peter's Day).


  • Demographics 1
  • Parishes 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Population of Castro Daire Municipality (1801–2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
2504 9603 21274 24076 25031 20411 18156 16990 15339


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 12 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Almofala
  • Cabril
  • Castro Daire
  • Cujó
  • Gosende
  • Mamouros, Alva e Ribolhos
  • Mezio e Moura Morta
  • Mões
  • Moledo
  • Monteiras
  • Parada de Ester e Ester
  • Pepim
  • Picão e Ermida
  • Pinheiro
  • Reriz e Gafanhão
  • São Joaninho


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

External links

  • Town Hall official website
  • Photos from Castro Daire

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