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Encyclopedia > Paços de Ferreira
Paços de Ferreira
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City
Region: Norte
Subregion: Tâmega
District: Porto district
Population: 8,500 (as of 2001)
Municipality
Area: 72.9/km²
Population: 52,916 (as of 2001)
Number of parishes: 16

Paços de Ferreira is a city in Portugal. It is sometimes also called Capital do Móvel (capital of furniture), since the city is home to numerous furniture manufacturing plants. There are five regions (regiões, singular - região) in mainland Portugal. ... There are five regions (regiões, singular - região) in mainland Portugal. ... Districts There are 18 Districts (distritos, singular - distrito) in mainland Portugal: note: Territorial division in Portugal is currently in flux, because of planned decentralization. ... Porto district is a district located in north Portugal limited by Aveiro District to the south , Braga district to the north and Vila Real district to the east. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Furniture is the collective term for the movable objects which support the human body (seating furniture and beds), provide storage, and hold objects on horizontal surfaces above the ground. ... Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures. ...


History

Paços de Ferreira was incorporated in 1993. 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


Sports associations

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Administration

Paços de Ferreira is the site of a municipality of the same name.


The following parishes lie within the municipality of Paços de Ferreira:

  • Arreigada
  • Carvalhosa
  • Codessos
  • Eiriz
  • Ferreira
  • Figueiró
  • Frazão
  • Freamunde
  • Lamoso
  • Meixomil
  • Modelos
  • Paços de Ferreira
  • Penamaior
  • Raimonda
  • Sanfins de Ferreira
  • Seroa

 
 

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