Municipalities of Portugal

second-level administrative country subdivision of Portugal
(Redirected from Concelho)

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

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)

ReferencesEdit

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