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Trancoso, Portugal

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Trancoso, Portugal

Flag of Trancoso
Coat of arms of Trancoso
Coat of arms
Country  Portugal
Region Centro
Subregion Beira Interior Norte
Intermunic. comm. Beiras e Serra da Estrela
District Guarda
Parishes 21
 • President Júlio Sarmento (PSD)
 • Total 361.52 km2 (139.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,878
 • Density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Trancoso (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 9,878,[1] in an area of 361.52 km².[2] The city (cidade) population is about 3.000.

The municipality is located in the District of Guarda, Region Centro, sub region Beira Interior Norte.

The present Mayor is Amilcar Salvador. The municipal holiday is May 29. Principal monument: Castle of Trancoso. The municipality is served by the Vila Franca das Naves train station on the Beira Alta line from Pampilhosa to the Spanish border.


Administratively, the municipality is divided into 21 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

  • Aldeia Nova
  • Castanheira
  • Cogula
  • Cótimos
  • Fiães
  • Freches e Torres
  • Granja
  • Guilheiro
  • Moimentinha
  • Moreira de Rei
  • Palhais
  • Póvoa do Concelho
  • Reboleiro
  • Rio de Mel
  • Trancoso (São Pedro e Santa Maria) e Souto Maior
  • Tamanhos
  • Torre do Terrenho, Sebadelhe da Serra e Terrenho
  • Valdujo
  • Vale do Seixo e Vila Garcia
  • Vila Franca das Naves e Feital
  • Vilares e Carnicães


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

External links

  • Municipality official website
  • Portal de Trancoso - website
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