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Freguesias
''Freguesia'' (), usually translated as "Parish (administrative division), parish" or "civil parish", is the third-level Administrative divisions of Portugal, administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the Constitution of Portugal, 1976 Constitution. It is also the designation for local government jurisdictions in the former Portuguese overseas territories of Administrative divisions of Cape Verde, Cape Verde and Parishes of Macau, Macau (until 2001). In the past, was also an administrative division of the other Portuguese overseas territories. The ''Parroquia (Spain), parroquia'' in the Spanish autonomous communities of Galicia and Asturias is similar to a ''freguesia''. A ''freguesia'' is a subdivision of a ''Municipalities of Portugal, município'' (municipality). Most often, a parish takes the name of its seat, which is usually the most important (or the single) human agglomeration within its area, which can be a neighbourhood or city district, a group of hamlets, ...
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Pedro Passos Coelho
Pedro Manuel Mamede Passos Coelho (; born 24 July 1964) is a Portuguese people, Portuguese politician and university guest lecturer who is the former 118th Prime Minister of Portugal, in office from 2011 to 2015. He was the leader of the Social Democratic Party (Portugal), Social Democratic Party (PSD) between 2010 and 2018. Passos Coelho started very early in politics and was the national leader of the youth branch of PSD. He led the ''XIX Constitutional Government of Portugal, XIX Governo Constitucional'' (19th Constitutional Government of Portugal) and the ''XX Constitutional Government of Portugal, XX Governo Constitucional'' (20th Constitutional Government of Portugal) as head of government from 21 June 2011 to 26 November 2015. His term in office oversaw the application of the European troika Economic Adjustment Programme for Portugal, bailout to Portugal and was marked by a wave of widespread Austerity#Empirical considerations, austerity in both Portugal and abroad. Earl ...
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Administrative Divisions Of Portugal
Administratively, Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic ( pt, República Portuguesa, links=yes ), is a country A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity A polity is an identifiable political entity—any group of people who ... is ''de jure'' unitary and decentralized state. Nonetheless, operationally, it is a highly centralized system with administrative divisions organized into three tiers.Carlos Nuno Silva (2002), p.5 The State is organized under the principles of subsidiarity, local government autonomy, and democratic decentralization of the public service. The government structure is based on the 1976 Constitution, adopted after the 1974 Carnation Revolution The Carnation Revolution ( pt, Revolução dos Cravos), also known as the 25 April ( pt, 25 de Abril, links=no), was initially a 25 April 1974 military coup in Lisbon Lisbon (; Portuguese: Lisboa; ) is the capital and the largest city of .... In addition ...
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Concelho
Concelho (), is the Portuguese-language term for municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, ..., referring to the territorial subdivision in local government Local government is a generic term for the lowest tiers of public administration Public administration is the implementation of government policy Public policy is a course of action created and/or enacted, typically by a government .... In comparison, the word ''município'' () refers to the organs of State Separation of powers refers to the division of a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' ( .... This differentiation is still in use i ...
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Parishes Of Macau
By the end of Portuguese rule, Macau was administratively divided into two municipalities ( pt, concelhos) and seven civil parishes ( pt, freguesias). Parishes were administrative subdivisions of the municipalities. After Transfer of sovereignty over Macau, the 1999 handover to China, parishes are still officially recognized divisions but for symbolic reasons only. Parishes were formerly administrative divisions falling under the former two municipalities of Macau: Municipality of Macau, Macau and Municipality of Ilhas, Ilhas. Following the 1999 transfer of sovereignty over Macau from Portugal to China, these municipalities were formally abolished on 31 December 2001 by Law No. 17/2001. While their administrative functions have since been removed, these parishes are still retained nominally. Since the abolition of the municipalities, some of the municipal services are now handled by the Municipal Affairs Bureau. Parishes Prior to the dissolution of the municipalities in 2001, th ...
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Administrative Divisions Of Cape Verde
The territory of Cape Verde , national_anthem = () , official_languages = Portuguese Portuguese may refer to: * anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Portugal ** Portuguese cuisine, traditional foods ** Portuguese language, a Romance language *** P ... is divided into 22 ''concelho Concelho (), is the Portuguese-language term for municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division having Municipal corporation, corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and re ...s'' (municipalities A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, ...), and subdivided into 32 ''freguesia ''Freguesia'' (), usually translated as "Parish (administrative division), parish" or "civil parish", is the third-lev ...
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Castanheira De Pera
Castanheira de Pera (), often erroneously written Castanheira de Pêra, is a municipality in the district of Leiria (district), Leiria in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,191,Instituto Nacional de Estatística
in an area of 66.77 km². The present Mayor is Fernando José Pires Lopes, elected by the Socialist Party (Portugal), Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is on July 4. File:PRAIA DAS ROCAS 1.jpg, Roca's Beach File:CORGA.jpg, Corga File:VERAS.jpg, Véras File:POÇOS ST ANTONIO DA NEVE 1.jpg, St. António da Neve


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Administratively, the municipality consists of 1 civil parish (''freguesia (Portugal), freguesia''): * Castanheira de Pera e Coentral


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Alpiarça
Alpiarça () is a municipality in Santarém District in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 7,702, in an area of 95.36 km². The present Mayor is Mario Fernando Pereira and the President of the Municipal Assembly is Mario Santiago. The municipal holiday is April 2. Geography Physical geography Alpiarça is situated on a plateau in the landscape of the Vale do Tejo-Lezíria. The main town of Alpiarça is located at approximately above the Tagus Valley, some from the left bank. The morphology of the terrain is marked by plain profile, sparsely covered by vegetation, and intensely proportioned by its proximity to Tagus, alternating with pasturelands. Human geography The municipality of Alpiarça includes only one civil parish, and is limited in the northeast and east by the municipality of Chamusca, southeast and southwest by the municipality of Almeirim and northwest by the municipality of Santarém, Portugal, Santarém. International relations Alpiarça municipality is ...
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Barrancos
Barrancos () is a town and a municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, ... in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 1,834, in an area of 168.42 km². The municipality is composed of one parish, being one of the six Portuguese municipalities composed of only one parish, and is located in Beja District The Beja District () is located in southern Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic ( pt, República Portuguesa, links=yes ), is a country A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity A polity is an ..., close to the Spanish Spanish may refer to: * Items from or related to Spain: **Spaniards, a nation and ethnic group indigenous to Spain **Spanish language **Spanish cuisine Other places * Spanish, Ontario, Canad ...
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Municipalities Of Portugal
The municipality ( pt, município or ''concelho Concelho (), is the Portuguese-language term for municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division having Municipal corporation, corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and re ...'') is the second-level administrative subdivision Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are generic names for geographical areas into which a particular, ... of Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic ( pt, República Portuguesa, links=yes ), is a country A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity A polity is an identifiable political entity—any group of people who ..., as defined by the 1976 Constitution. As a general rule, each municipality is further subdivided into parishes A paris ...
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Diário Da República
''Diário da República'' (DR) is the official gazette of Portugal. Between 1869 and 1976, it was called ''Diário do Governo''. It is published by the Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, National Printing House and comprises two Series. Act of Parliament, Laws, Decree, Decree-laws, decisions by the Portuguese Constitutional Court, Constitutional Court and other relevant texts are published in the I Series. Regulations, public contracts, etc. are published in the II Series. As in many countries, legislative texts are only binding after publication (article 119 of the Portuguese Constitution). Since July 1, 2006, the gazette is published in electronic form, with only a handful of authenticated printed copies (for deposit in the Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo, National Archive, the President of Portugal, Presidency, the Assembleia da República, the high courts, etc.). There were other changes, such as the end of the III Series. It is possible to buy the printed version of the I ...
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Afonso III Of Portugal
Afonso III (; rare English alternatives: ''Alphonzo'' or ''Alphonse''), or ''Affonso'' (Archaic Portuguese), ''Alfonso'' or ''Alphonso'' (Portuguese-Galician languages, Portuguese-Galician) or ''Alphonsus'' (Latin), the Boulonnais (Portuguese language, Port. ''o Bolonhês''), List of Portuguese monarchs, King of Portugal (5 May 121016 February 1279) was the first to use the title ''King of Portugal and the Kingdom of Algarve, Algarve'', from 1249. He was the second son of King Afonso II of Portugal and his wife, Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal, Urraca of Castile; he succeeded his brother, King Sancho II of Portugal, who died on 4 January 1248. Early life Afonso was born in Coimbra. As the second son of King Afonso II of Portugal, he was not expected to inherit the throne, which was destined to go to his elder brother Sancho. He lived mostly in France, where he married Matilda, the heiress of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulogne, in 1238, thereby becoming Count of Boulogne, Mortain, ...
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European Commission
The European Commission (EC) is the executive branch The executive is the branch of government exercising authority in and holding Moral responsibility, responsibility for the governance of a State (polity), state. The executive executes and enforces law. In political systems based on the princi ... of the European Union The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of that are located primarily in . The union has a total area of and an estimated total population of about 447million. has been established through a standardised that apply in ..., responsible for proposing legislation, enforcing EU laws and directing the union's administrative operations. Commissioners swear an oath at the European Court of Justice The European Court of Justice (ECJ, french: Cour de Justice européenne), formally just the Court of Justice, is the supreme court The supreme court is the highest court A court is any person or institution, often as a ...
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