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Penalva do Castelo

Penalva do Castelo
Flag of Penalva do Castelo
Coat of arms of Penalva do Castelo
Coat of arms
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: ) 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]

  • Antas e Matela
  • Castelo de Penalva
  • Esmolfe
  • Germil
  • Ínsua
  • Lusinde
  • Pindo
  • Real
  • Sezures
  • Trancozelos
  • Vila Cova do Covelo e Mareco


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

External links

  • Municipality official website
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