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Celorico da Beira

Celorico da Beira
Flag of Celorico da Beira
Coat of arms of Celorico da Beira
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Beiras e Serra da Estrela
District Guarda
Parishes 16
 • President José Monteiro (PS)
 • Total 247.22 km2 (95.45 sq mi)
 • Total 7,693
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Celorico da Beira (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in Guarda District in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 7,693,[1] in an area of 247.22 km².[2]

Main town: Celorico da Beira, near the Mondego River.

Principal monument: Celorico da Beira Castle. Train station: Celorico da Beira, linha da Beira Alta. The present Mayor is José Francisco Gomes Monteiro, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is May 23.


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 16 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Açores e Velosa
  • Baraçal
  • Carrapichana
  • Casas do Soeiro
  • Celorico (São Pedro e Santa Maria) e Vila Boa do Mondego
  • Cortiçô da Serra, Vide Entre Vinhas e Salgueirais
  • Forno Telheiro
  • Lajeosa do Mondego
  • Linhares
  • Maçal do Chão
  • Mesquitela
  • Minhocal
  • Prados
  • Rapa e Cadafaz
  • Ratoeira
  • Vale de Azares


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

External links

  • Municipality official website
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