third level of administrative subdivision of Portugal
Freguesia, translated as "parish", is the third-level administrative subdivision of Portugal. 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).
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Assembleia de Freguesia
- ↑ "7th Constitutional Revision" (PDF). Assembly of the Republic (Portugal). Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.