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Norte Region, Portugal
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Terras de Bouro ([ˈtɛʁɐʒ ðɨ ˈβowɾu]) is a municipality in the district of Braga in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,253, in an area of 277.46 km².
The present Mayor is Joaquim Cracel Viana, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is 20 October, day that celebrates the granting of a charter by King D. Manuel I in 1514 .
Terras de Bouro Wikipedia
The Germanic tribe of the Buri accompanied the Suebi in their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula and establishment in Gallaecia (modern northern Portugal and Galicia). The Buri settled in the region between the rivers Cávado and Homem, in the area known thereafter as Terras de Boiro or Terras de Bouro (Lands of the Buri).
Administratively, the municipality is divided into 14 civil parishes (freguesias):