Paredes (parish)

Coordinates: 41°12′22″N 8°19′48″W / 41.206°N 8.330°W / 41.206; -8.330Coordinates: 41°12′22″N 8°19′48″W / 41.206°N 8.330°W / 41.206; -8.330
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
Metropolitan area Porto
District Porto
Municipality Paredes
  Total 21.51 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 19,834
  Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)

Paredes is a city and a civil parish in the municipality of Paredes, Portugal. It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Castelões de Cepeda, Mouriz, Vila Cova de Carros, Madalena, Besteiros, Gondalães and Bitarães.[1] The population in 2011 was 19,834,[2] in an area of 21.51 km².[3]


  1. Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, pages 552 88-89" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. Direção-Geral do Território

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