Vimioso

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Vimioso
Main square in the centre of Vimioso
Main square in the centre of Vimioso
Flag of Vimioso
Flag
Coat of arms of Vimioso
Coat of arms
LocalVimioso.svg
Coordinates: 41°35′1″N 6°31′42″W / 41.58361°N 6.52833°W / 41.58361; -6.52833Coordinates: 41°35′1″N 6°31′42″W / 41.58361°N 6.52833°W / 41.58361; -6.52833
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Terras de Trás-os-Montes
DistrictBragança
Parishes10 (list)
Government
 • PresidentJosé Baptista Rodrigues (PPD-PSD)
Area
 • Total481.59 km2 (185.94 sq mi)
Elevation
668 m (2,192 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,669
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Postal code
5230
Area code273
Websitehttp://www.cm-vimioso.pt

Vimioso (Portuguese: [vimiˈozu] (About this soundlisten), Mirandese: [bimiˈoz̺ʊ]) is a municipality in the district of Bragança in the northern part of Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,669,[1] in an area of 481.59 km².[2] It is recognised as having a significant number of Mirandese speakers.

Geography[edit]

The Romanesque Matriz Church

The municipality is composed of 10 parishes:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 140" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 9 July 2014.