Freguesia

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Freguesia
Category3rd-level administrative division
LocationPortugal
Found inMunicipality
Created1916 (Freguesia)
Number3,091
GovernmentJunta de Freguesia
Assembleia de Freguesia

Freguesia, translated as "parish", is the third-level administrative subdivision of Portugal.[1] A freguesia is a subdivision of a município (municipality). Each parish use the name of a landmark in the area or of the patron saint from Catholic parish (paróquia in Portuguese).

References[change | change source]

  1. "7th Constitutional Revision" (PDF). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.