Municipalities of Portugal

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Municipality
Also known as:
Concelho
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Category2nd-level administrative division
LocationPortugal
Found inAdministrative region
Autonomous region
CreatedMiddle Ages
Number308
Populations451–529,485
Areas7.9–1,720.6 km²
GovernmentMunicipal Chamber
Municipal Assembly
SubdivisionsFreguesia (Civil Parish)

The municipality (Portuguese: município or concelho) is the second-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as written in the 1976 Constitution.[1]

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.