Aguada de Baixo

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Aguada de Baixo
Coat of arms of Aguada de Baixo
Coat of arms
Aguada de Baixo is located in Portugal
Aguada de Baixo
Aguada de Baixo
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 40°30′33″N 8°27′08″W / 40.50917°N 8.45222°W / 40.50917; -8.45222Coordinates: 40°30′33″N 8°27′08″W / 40.50917°N 8.45222°W / 40.50917; -8.45222
Country Portugal
RegionCentro
Intermunic. comm.Região de Aveiro
DistrictAveiro
MunicipalityÁgueda
Area
 • Total4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,373
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)

Aguada de Baixo was a freguesia ("civil parish") in Águeda Municipality, Aveiro District, Portugal. It had an area of 4.7 km2 and in 2011 had a population of 1373.[1] In 2013 it was merged with Barrô as part of an administrative reorganization of the territory and formed the União das Freguesias de Barrô e Aguada de Baixo.[2]

Geography[edit]

It was the southernmost freguesia of the municipality, and it bordered the Águeda freguesias of Barrô and Aguada de Cima and the municipalities of Anadia e Oliveira do Bairro.

Places[edit]

  • Aguadela
  • Alto da Póvoa
  • Bicarenho
  • Landiosa
  • Passadouro
  • Povoa da Raposa
  • Povoa do Nascido
  • Vale do Grou
  • Vale do Mouro
  • Vidoeiro

Demography[edit]

Politics[edit]

Elections[edit]

As of 31 December 2011, it had 1532 registered voters. In the 2009 local elections for the Assembly of the Freguesia, there were 1598 registered voters, with 920 (57,57%) voting and 678 (42,43%) abstaining. The Lista Independente de Aguada de Baixo (LIAB)[3] got 527 (57,28%) of the votes, electing five members of the Assembly and the Socialist Party (PS) got 364 votes (39,57%), electing four members of the Assembly.[4]

Religion[edit]

The Portuguese Roman Catholic Church's Diocese of Aveiro includes the Parish of Aguada de Baixo[5] as part of the archpriestship of Águeda.[6]

Notes[edit]

Article based on the Portuguese Wikipedia article Aguada de Baixo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Freguesia de Aguada de Baixo". cm-agueda.pt (in Portuguese). Câmara Municipal de Águeda. Archived from the original on 6 November 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ Assembly of the Republic (28 January 2013). "Lei n.º 11-A/2013 de 28 de janeiro" (PDF). Diário da República (in Portuguese). Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. ^ "GRUPOS DE CIDADÃOS ELEITORESnconcorrentes às ELEIÇÕES AUTÁRQUICAS de 11.10.2009" (PDF). cne.pt (in Portuguese). Comissão Nacional de Eleições. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Autarquicas - 11/10/2009 Informação Detalhada - Distrito: AVEIRO / Conc: AGUEDA e - Distrito: AVEIRO / Conc: AGUEDA / Freg: Aguada de Baixo". eleicoes.cne.pt (in Portuguese). Comissão Nacional de Eleições. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Paróquia de Aguada de Baixo". diocese-aveiro.pt (in Portuguese). Diocese of Aveiro. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  6. ^ "Arciprestado de Águeda". diocese-aveiro.pt (in Portuguese). Diocese of Aveiro. Retrieved 31 January 2014.