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Flag of Vouzela
Coat of arms of Vouzela
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Dão-Lafões
Intermunic. comm. Viseu Dão Lafões
District Viseu
Parishes 9
 • President Telmo Antunes (PSD)
 • Total 193.69 km2 (74.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,564
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Vouzela (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in the district Viseu in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 10,564,[1] in an area of 193.69 km².[2]

The present mayor is Telmo Antunes, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is May 14.


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 9 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Alcofra
  • Cambra e Carvalhal de Vermilhas
  • Campia
  • Fataunços e Figueiredo das Donas
  • Fornelo do Monte
  • Queirã
  • São Miguel do Mato
  • Ventosa
  • Vouzela e Paços de Vilharigues


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

External links

  • Town Hall official website
  • Photos from Vouzela
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