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  CEMR - Members - Portugal
Portugal is a unitary State composed of parishes, municipalities, districts and regions.
The parish assembly (assembleia de freguesia) is a deliberative body of the parish.
The executive committee (junta de freguesia) is the executive body of the parish.
www.ccre.org /portugal_en.htm   (582 words)

  
 Associação de freguesias acusa Governo de atraso na proposta Lei Finanças Locais - RTP Notícias
Dizendo-se "bastante preocupado" quanto à Lei das Finanças Locais, Armando Vieira frisa que as freguesias estão "num patamar de indignidade há 30 anos".
Armando Vieira defendeu ainda que se mantenha "por direito constitucional a existência da instituição freguesia", promovendo a referida associação entre autarquias locais "que corporize uma nova escala de resposta e uma modernidade administrativa.
Recusou ainda que os problemas das finanças públicas em Portugal recaiam sobre as freguesias: "As freguesias ao longo destes 30 anos em nada contribuíram para essa situação.
www.rtp.pt /index.php?article=238998&visual=16   (838 words)

  
  Portugal - Europe Movers. Moving companies Portugal. Free quotes by movers.
Portugal is bordered by Spain to the north and east and by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south.
Portugal is one of the warmest European countries.
In mainland Portugal, average temperatures are 13ºC in the north and 18ºC in the south.
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  Portugal - WELMEC guide 6
Portugal is a Republic headed by an elected President and has a population of 10.6 million.
Portugal covers a land area of 88,880 sq km and is one of the oldest countries in Europe.
The Republic was established in 1910 and modified by the new constitution in 1976.
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  Portugal - LoveToKnow 1911
The climate of Portugal is equable and temperate.
Six-sevenths of the population of continental Portugal inhabit the provinces north of the Tagus.
In 1095 Portugal was an obscure border fief of the kingdom of Leon.
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 Portugal - Search View - MSN Encarta
Portugal’s economy benefited from increased trade ties to Europe and from EU financial aid aimed at improving the country’s infrastructure, including recent EU grants funding a significant portion of the costs of the massive Alqueva dam project on the Guadiana River.
Portugal has commercially important deposits of tin and copper and one of the world’s major reserves of wolframite, from which tungsten is derived.
Portugal’s entry in the EC spurred unprecedented economic growth, in part because the EC (and later its successor, the European Union) began to funnel large financial transfers to Portugal for economic modernization and infrastructure development.
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 Portugal
Portugal is bordered by Spain to the north and east and by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south.
Portugal traces its emergence as a nation to June 24, 1128, with the Battle of São Mamede by Afonso I. On October 5, 1143, Portugal was formally recognized.
Portugal developed an increasingly service-based economy and it was one of the eleven founding countries of the Euro in 1999, with very restrictive criteria, and began circulating its new currency on January 1, 2002 along with 12 other EU members.
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 Portugal - MSN Encarta
In addition to NATO, Portugal is a member of the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the Western European Union (WEU), the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the Council of Europe.
In 1996 Portugal and six of its former colonies—Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and São Tomé and Príncipe—formed the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (known by its Portuguese acronym, CPLP) in Lisbon.
Present-day Portugal became a part of the Roman province of Lusitania in the 2nd century bc.
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 Portugal at AllExperts
Portugal traces its emergence as a nation to 24 June 1128, by the hand of Afonso Henriques, son of Henry and Theresa, who emerged victorious from the Battle of São Mamede against his mother's retainers.
Portugal is a democratic republic.The four main organs of Portuguese politics are the President of the Republic, the Assembly of the Republic, the Government, and the Courts.
Portugal developed an increasingly service-based economy and it was one of the eleven founding countries of the € in 1999 and began circulating the new currency on January 1, 2002 along with eleven other EU members.
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 Portugal
Portugal is the westernmost country of continental Europe.
Portugal's cities have buildings that are hundreds of years old as well as modern apartment and office buildings.
Portugal's highest mountains are in the Serra da Estrela range in the Central Range region.
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Portugal is a developed country, a member of the European Union since 1986, and a founding member of NATO and Eurozone.
Portugal came into existence as an independent nation on June 24, 1128, when Count Afonso of Portugal, Afonso Henriques, defeated his mother in battle, Countess Teresa, and her lover, Fernão Peres de Trava, thereby establishing himself as sole leader.
Although Portugal did not lose its formal independence, it was governed by the same monarch who governed Spain, briefly forming a union of kingdoms; in 1640, John IV spearheaded an uprising backed by disgruntled nobles and was proclaimed king.
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 The Ultimate Portugal - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Republic of Portugal (República Portuguesa), or Portugal, is a democratic republic located on the west and southwest parts of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe; it is the westernmost country in continental Europe.
Because Philip II of Spain was the son of a Portuguese princess, the Spanish ruler became Philip I of Portugal in 1580.
Portugal was recognized as a kingdom with its own king by Leon in 1143 and by the Pope in 1179.
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 The Ultimate Portugal Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The Republic of Portugal (República Portuguesa), or Portugal, is a democratic republic located on the west and southwest parts of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe; it is the westernmost country in continental Europe.
Because Philip II of Spain was the son of a Portuguese princess, the Spanish ruler became Philip I of Portugal in 1580.
Portugal was recognized as a kingdom with its own king by Leon in 1143 and by the Pope in 1179.
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 List of parishes of Portugal - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The parishes (Portuguese: freguesias) of Portugal are listed in by municipality according to the following format:
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about List of parishes of Portugal contains research on
List of parishes of Portugal and Lists of parishes of Portugal.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_Freguesias_of_Portugal   (96 words)

  
 ANAFRE reitera que freguesias mantêm "patamar indignidade" com verba atribuída - RTP Notícias
O presidente da Associação Nacional de Freguesias (ANAFRE), Armando Vieira, reiterou hoje que a verba para as freguesias inscrita no Orçamento de Estado (OE) para 2007 faz com que estas continuem a funcionar num "insustentável patamar de indignidade".
"São factores de agravamento das condições de funcionamento, sem que as freguesias recebam a necessária compensação financeira", argumentou, afiançando ainda que, com a nova fórmula de cálculo de transferências da nova Lei das Finanças Locais, as freguesias vão perder recursos.
As freguesias não têm a almofada financeira de outros níveis da função pública, para suportar estas variações", alertou.
www.rtp.pt /index.php?article=259716&visual=16   (773 words)

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