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Figueira De Castelo Rodrigo Municipality
FIGUEIRA DE CASTELO RODRIGO (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 6,260, in an area of 508.57 km². Located in the Riba Coa (near the River Coa), just like other municipalities around Riba Coa, such as Almeida, Meda, Pinhel and Sabugal. Known for its castle which is a listed National monument , as well as pine-wood forests and rolling hills. The municipality borders the frontier with Spain
Spain
, formed by the Águeda River , a tributary of the Douro
Douro
, which it joins at Barca D'Alva, approximately 18 km north of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
town. The present Mayor is Paulo Langrouva, elected by the Socialist Party . The municipal holiday is July 7
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Almeida, Portugal
ALMEIDA (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a fortified village and a municipality in the sub-region of Beira Interior Norte
Beira Interior Norte
and the District of Guarda , Portugal. The town proper has a population of 1,300 people (2011). The municipality population in 2011 was 7,242, in an area of 517.98 square kilometres (199.99 square miles). It is located in Riba-Côa river valley. The present Mayor is António Baptista Ribeiro, elected by the Social Democratic Party . The municipal holiday is July 2. CONTENTS * 1 Location * 2 Twin town * 3 History * 3.1 Sancho I, The Populator * 3.2 Spanish occupation * 3.3 Almeida Castle * 4 Parishes * 5 References * 6 External links LOCATIONThe village lies 7.2 kilometres (4.5 miles) west of the border with Spain
Spain
and straddles the N332 road. The Rio Côa run northwards a short distance to the west of the village
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Celorico Da Beira
CELORICO DA BEIRA (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in Guarda District
Guarda District
in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 7,693, in an area of 247.22 km². Main town: Celorico da Beira, near the Mondego River . Principal monument: Celorico da Beira
Celorico da Beira
Castle . Train station: Celorico da Beira, linha da Beira Alta . The present Mayor is José Francisco Gomes Monteiro, elected by the Socialist Party . The municipal holiday is May 23
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Fornos De Algodres
FORNOS DE ALGODRES (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality and a town in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4,989, in an area of 131.45 km². The municipality is located in Guarda District
Guarda District
, Centro Region
Centro Region
, Serra da Estrela Subregion . The present Mayor is José Severino Soares Miranda, elected by the Social Democratic Party . The municipal holiday is September 29. The seat of the municipality, Fornos de Algodres, is a historic town and boasts panoramic views of the upper Mondego river Valley and a nineteenth-century market with nearby winding cobbled streets as well as the Serra da Estrela
Serra da Estrela
, the highest mountain range in mainland Portugal. Cities nearby: Mangualde
Mangualde
, Gouveia , Seia , Guarda , Viseu
Viseu
, Trancoso , Pinhel
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Gouveia, Portugal
GOUVEIA (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 14,046, in an area of 300.61 km². The city itself had a population of 3,759 in 2001. The present mayor is Luis Marques Tadeu, elected by the Social Democratic Party . The municipal holiday is the Monday after the 2nd Sunday of August. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Parishes * 3 Culture * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORY Gouveia, Portugal, a church with the façade covered with tiles (azulejos) The establishment of Gouveia is often attributed to the year 580 BC, but the oldest material proof of human occupation is funerary pottery dating to the Bronze Age that was found in a castle square in 1940. In the parish of Rio Torto, the oldest evidence of human occupation is a dolmen (a stone funerary structure) dating back to the fourth millennium BC
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Aguiar Da Beira
AGUIAR DA BEIRA (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in Guarda District
Guarda District
in Portugal
Portugal
. The population in 2011 was 5,473, in an area of 206.77 km². The present Mayor is Augusto Fernando Andrade, elected by the Social Democratic Party . The municipal holiday is February 10. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYAnalise of archaeological patrimony in the region suggest that human occupation in the region extends to the 4 millennium B.C., from investigations at the megalithic site of Carapito and the Dolmen of Carapito. Within the proto-historic period, three sites (Castro de Carapito, Castro da Gralheira and Castro das Albelhas) were primary settlements in the region that collected small populations
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Diário Da República
DIáRIO DA REPúBLICA (DR) is the official gazette of Portugal
Portugal
. Between 1869 and 1976, it was called Diário do Governo. It is published by Imprensa Nacional and comprises two Series. Laws , Decree-laws , decisions of the 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
Portuguese Constitution
). From July 1, 2006 the gazette is published in electronic form, with only a handful of authenticated printed copies (for deposit in the National Archive , the Presidency , the Assembleia da República , the high courts, etc.). There were other changes, such as the end of the III Series
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Algodres, Vale De Alfonsinho E Vilar De Amargo
ALGODRES, VALE DE ALFONSINHO E VILAR DE AMARGO is a civil parish in the municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
, Portugal. It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Algodres , Vale de Alfonsinho and Vilar de Amargo. The population in 2011 was 535, in an area of 72.36 km². REFERENCES * ^ Diário da República . "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 50" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014. * ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal * ^ Direção-Geral do Território This Guarda location article is a stub . You can help by expanding it . * v * t * e Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Algodres,_Vale_de_Alfonsinho_e_Vilar_de_Amargo additional terms may apply
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Castelo Rodrigo IPR
CASTELO RODRIGO (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a Portuguese wine region centered on the town of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
in the wider Beiras wine region south of the Douro river . Castelo Rodrigo was initially a separate Indicação de Proveniencia Regulamentada (IPR) region, but in 2005, it became one of three subregions of the Beira Interior DOC , which has the higher Denominação de Origem Controlada (DOC) status. Its name may still be indicated together with that of Beira Interior, as Beira Interior-Castelo Rodrigo. Located along the border with Spain, this warm climate region is known for its full bodied , spicy red wines. GRAPESThe principle grapes of the Castelo Rodrigo region include Arinto , Assario Branco , Bastardo , Codo , Fonte Cal , Marufo , Rufete and Touriga Nacional
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Castelo Rodrigo Castle
The CASTLE OF CASTELO RODRIGO (Portuguese : Castelo de Castelo Rodrigo) is a medieval castle in the civil parish of Castelo Rodrigo in the municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
, district of Guarda . It has been listed as a National monument since 1922
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Wayback Machine
The WAYBACK MACHINE is a digital archive of the World Wide Web and other information on the Internet created by the Internet Archive , a nonprofit organization , based in San Francisco , California , United States . The Internet Archive launched the Wayback Machine in October 2001. It was set up by Brewster Kahle and Bruce Gilliat , and is maintained with content from Alexa Internet . The service enables users to see archived versions of web pages across time, which the archive calls a "three dimensional index". Since 1996, the Wayback Machine has been archiving cached pages of websites onto its large cluster of Linux nodes. It revisits sites every few weeks or months and archives a new version. Sites can also be captured on the fly by visitors who enter the site's URL into a search box
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Guarda, Portugal
GUARDA (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a city and a municipality in Guarda District , Beira Interior Norte sub-region in Centro Region
Centro Region
in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 42,541, in an area of 712.10 km². The city of Guarda was founded by King Sancho I in 1199. The present mayor is Álvaro Amaro, who succeeded Joaquim Valente. The municipal holiday is November 27. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Climate * 3 Parishes * 4 References * 5 External links GEOGRAPHYGuarda is the largest city in its district 9, capital of the Guarda District and the Beira Interior Norte Subregion within the Centro region
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Manteigas
MANTEIGAS (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a town and a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 3,430, in an area of 121.98 km². The municipality is located in Guarda District
Guarda District
; in Centro Region
Centro Region
and Beira Interior Norte Subregion . It is located in the Serra da Estrela Mountains, the highest elevation in mainland Portugal
Portugal
. Cities nearby: Guarda , Seia , Gouveia and Covilhã
Covilhã
. The municipal holiday is March 4
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * _Special_ (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials , a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on _The Blind Leading the Naked _ * "Special", a song on _ The Documentary _ album by GameFILM AND TELEVISION * Special (lighting) , a stage light that is used for a single, s
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Figueira De Castelo Rodrigo
FIGUEIRA DE CASTELO RODRIGO (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 6,260, in an area of 508.57 km². Located in the Riba Coa (near the River Coa), just like other municipalities around Riba Coa, such as Almeida, Meda, Pinhel and Sabugal. Known for its castle which is a listed National monument , as well as pine-wood forests and rolling hills. The municipality borders the frontier with Spain
Spain
, formed by the Águeda River
Águeda River
, a tributary of the Douro
Douro
, which it joins at Barca D'Alva, approximately 18 km north of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
town. The present Mayor is Paulo Langrouva, elected by the Socialist Party . The municipal holiday is July 7
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Main Page
The 1983 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON was the least active Atlantic hurricane season in 53 years. Although the season begins by convention on June 1, there were no tropical depressions until July 23, and only four of the season's seven depressions became tropical storms . Tropical Depression Three became Hurricane Alicia_(satellite image pictured)_ on August 17 and made landfall in Texas the next day, breaking thousands of glass windows in Houston's skyscrapers, killing 22 people and causing $1.7 billion in damage. The storm that became Hurricane Barry formed on August 25, crossed Florida, and made landfall near Brownsville, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
, dissipating five days later. Hurricane Chantal stayed out at sea, and was absorbed by a front on September 15. Tropical Depression Six formed on September 19 and caused heavy rains in the Caribbean
Caribbean

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