Cávado (intermunicipal community)
The Comunidade Intermunicipal do Cávado is an administrative division in northern Portugal. It was created in 2008. It is also a NUTS3 subregion of the Norte Region. The seat of the intermunicipal community is Braga. Cávado comprises part of the former Braga District. The population in 2011 was 410,169, in an area of 1,245.79 km², which makes it one of the most densely populated subregions of Portugal.
Its name is derived from the Cávado River that drains a large part of its territory. It borders the Ave Subregion and Grande Porto Subregion to the south, Tâmega Subregion e Alto Trás-os-Montes Subregion to the east, Minho-Lima Subregion to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.
It is composed of six municipalities:
|Municipality||Population (2011)||Area (km²)|
|Terras de Bouro||7,253||277.46|
- ↑ CIM Cávado
- 1 2 Instituto Nacional de Estatística
- 1 2 Direção-Geral do Território
- ↑ "Law nr. 75/2013" (pdf). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Retrieved 18 August 2014.
Coordinates: 41°32′39″N 8°25′19″W / 41.54417°N 8.42194°W