Cernache ( port. Cernache ) is a district ( fregezia ) in Portugal , part of the Coimbra district. It is an integral part of the municipality of Coimbra . It is part of a large metropolitan area Big Coimbra . According to the old administrative division, it was part of the province of Beira Litoral . Included in the economic and statistical subregion Baishu-Mondegu , which is part of the Central region . The population is 3871 people in 2001 . It covers an area of 19.55 km².
|Region||Central Region (Portugal)|
|History and Geography|
|Population||3,871 people ( 2001 )|
|Density||198.0 people / km²|
The patron saint of the area is Virgin Mary ( port. Nossa Senhora da Assunção ).