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Guarda District

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Country  Portugal
No. of parishes  336
Capital  Guarda, Portugal
No. of municipalities  14
No. of parliamentary representatives  4
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Region  Centro (partly Norte , only Foz Coa)
Historical province  Beira Alta Province (partly Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro Province)
Points of interest  Serra da Estrela, Douro, Serra da Estrela Natural P, Prehistoric Rock‑Art Site of the, Museu do Pão
Destinations  Almeida - Portugal, Guarda - Portugal, Seia, Trancoso, Vila Nova de Foz Côa

The district of Guarda ([ˈɡwaɾðɐ], Portuguese: Distrito de Guarda) is located in the Centro Region of Portugal, except Vila Nova de Foz Côa, which is in the Norte Region. The district capital and most populous city is Guarda.

Contents

Map of Guarda District, Portugal

Municipalities

The district contains 14 municipalities:

  • Aguiar da Beira
  • Almeida
  • Celorico da Beira
  • Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
  • Fornos de Algodres
  • Gouveia
  • Guarda
  • Manteigas
  • Mêda
  • Pinhel
  • Sabugal
  • Seia
  • Trancoso
  • Vila Nova de Foz Côa
  • Subregions Included within the District of Guarda

    Beira Interior Norte, Serra da Estrela, Douro and Dão-Lafões.

    Geography

    The main mountain ranges are the Serra da Estrela and Serra da Marofa. The main rivers are the Mondego, Côa, and Douro.

    Main Monuments/Castles

  • Guarda Sé/ Cathedral of Guarda.
  • Castles:(Castelos de) Pinhel, Sabugal, Sortelha, Marialva, Celorico, Rodrigo, Almeida, Trancoso.
  • Pelourinhos de Pinhel and Alverca da Beira.
  • References

    Guarda District Wikipedia


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