Penalva do Castelo

Penalva do Castelo


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Coordinates: 40°40′N 7°41′W / 40.667°N 7.683°W / 40.667; -7.683Coordinates: 40°40′N 7°41′W / 40.667°N 7.683°W / 40.667; -7.683
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Dão-Lafões
Intermunic. comm. Viseu Dão Lafões
District Viseu
Parishes 11
  President Leonídio Mointeiro (PSD-CDS)
  Total 134.34 km2 (51.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 7,956
  Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Penalva do Castelo (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɨˈnaɫvɐ ðu kɐʃˈtɛlu]) is a municipality in the district Viseu in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,956,[1] in an area of 134.34 km².[2]

The present mayor is Leonídio Gomes Monteiro, elected by a coalition between the Social Democratic Party and the People's Party. The municipal holiday is August 25.


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 11 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]


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