Manteigash ( port. Manteigas ; [ mɐ̃'tɐigɐʃ ]) is an urban-type village in Portugal , the center of the municipality of the same name as part of Guarda County. According to the old administrative division, it was part of the province of Beira Alta . Included in the economic and statistical subregion of Beira-Interior-Norte , which is part of the Central region . The population is 3.4 thousand inhabitants (village), 3.8 thousand inhabitants (municipality) in 2001 . It covers an area of 108.59 km².
|Historical area||Beira Alta|
|Internal division||4 districts|
|The mayor||Jose Bishkaya|
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC0 , summer UTC + 1|
|Population||3 833 people ( 2001 )|
|Density||35.3 people / km²|
The patron saint of the village is Virgin Mary ( port. Maria ). Village holiday - March 4 .
The village is located 29 km southwest of adm. Guarda County County Center.
The municipality borders:
- in the northeast - the municipality of Goveya
- in the east - Guarda Municipality
- in the southeast - the municipality of Covilha
- in the west - Seiya municipality
The village was founded in 1188 .
|Municipality population by years|
Composition of the municipality
The municipality includes the following areas:
- Santa maria
- Sao pedro
- Val de amoreira
- Morlaas ( France , since 1989)
- Guarda County
- Guard County Municipalities
- Guarda County Districts