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Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

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Country  Portugal
Parishes  10
Website  http://www.cm-fcr.pt
Population  6,260 (2011)
District  Guarda District
Subregion  Beira Interior Norte
Time zone  WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Area  508.6 km²
Local time  Saturday 1:46 PM
Region  Centro Region, Portugal
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Intermunic. comm.  Beiras e Serra da Estrela
Weather  18°C, Wind NW at 14 km/h, 58% Humidity

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Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo ([fiˈɣɐjɾɐ ðɨ kɐʃˈtɛlu ʁuˈðɾiɣu]) is a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 6,260, in an area of 508.57 km². Located in the Riba Coa (near the River Coa), just like other municipalities around Riba Coa, such as Almeida, Meda, Pinhel and Sabugal. Known for its castle which is a listed National monument, as well as pine-wood forests and rolling hills.


Map of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Portugal

The municipality borders the frontier with Spain, formed by the Águeda River, a tributary of the Douro, which it joins at Barca D'Alva, approximately 18 km north of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo town.

The present Mayor is Paulo Langrouva, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is July 7.

Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo figures in José Saramago's 2008 novel The Elephant's Journey.

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Administratively, the municipality is divided into 10 civil parishes (freguesias):

  • Algodres, Vale de Alfonsinho e Vilar de Amargo
  • Almofala e Escarigo
  • Castelo Rodrigo
  • Cinco Vilas e Reigada
  • Colmeal e Vilar Torpim
  • Escalhão
  • Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
  • Freixeda do Torrão, Quintã de Pêro Martins e Penha da Águia
  • Mata de Lobos
  • Vermiosa
  • References

    Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Wikipedia

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