Centro Region (Região Centro, pronounced [ʁɨʒiˈɐ̃ũ ˈsẽtɾu]) is a region in central Portugal, and its capital is Coimbra. Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. Coimbra (kuˈĩbɾɐ is a city and a municipality in Portugal, former capital of the country during the first dynasty period and home to the University of Coimbra Other important cities inside this region are Aveiro, Viseu, Leiria, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Figueira da Foz, Guarda and Caldas da Rainha. Aveiro (aˈvɐjɾu is a city of some 57000 people and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 199 Vişeu is also a River in northern Romania. Viseu (viˈzew is both a city (capital of the Leiria (lɐjˈɾiɐ is a city and a municipality in the Centro region, Portugal. Covilhã ( pron kuvi'ʎɐ̃ is a city and a municipality in Centro region, Portugal. ---- Castelo Branco (kɐʃˈtɛlu ˈbɾɐ̃ku is a city and a municipality, seat of the district of Castelo Branco, in Centro region, Portugal Figueira da Foz ( pron fi'gɐjɾɐ dɐ fɔʃ also known as Figueira for short is a city of the district of Coimbra, in Portugal. Guarda ( pron. 'gwaɾdɐ is a city and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 712 Caldas da Rainha ( pron ˈkaɫdɐʃ dɐ ʁɐˈiɲɐ is a city in Portugal. It is one of seven Regions of Portugal (NUTS II subdivisions). The administrative divisions of Portugal are undergoing changes The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics, ( NUTS) for the French nomenclature d'unités territoriales statistiques, is a Geocode This is one of the regions of Europe, considered by the European Union for statistical and geographical purposes. The European Union ( EU) is a political and economic union of twenty-seven member states, located primarily in The region match roughly the boundaries of the older Beiras region plus the Oeste in former Estremadura. Beira (ˈbɐjɾɐ is the name of a region and former province in central Portugal. Estremadura ((ɨʃtɾɨmɐˈðuɾɐ is a historical Province of Portugal.
Its population in 2005 totalled 2,376,609 inhabitants, and its area is 28,462 km² (density of 83 inhabitants per square kilometre).
The Centro is a region of diversified landscapes. The interior is mountainous with some plateaus, dominated by the Serra da Estrela mountain. Serra da Estrela (English Mountain Range of the Star) is the highest Mountain range in Portugal and includes Mainland Portugal 's highest The region is plentiful of pine and chestnut trees forests. This article is about the tree For other uses of the term "pine" see Pine (disambiguation. Chestnut ( Castanea) (including some chinkapin or Chinquapin) is a Genus of eight or nine Species of Deciduous The green, rugged landscape of this region is crisscrossed by rivers. Several river valleys at the foot of the mountains have a full bodied charm that draw one to outdoor activities like fishing, tennis and canoeing. In the Winter season, skiing in Serra da Estrela is a popular activity, but in some places, like near the town of Seia skiing before the Winter season is possible due to artificial snow infrastructures. Seia ( pron 'sɐjɐ is a city and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 435 The coastal plain has several beaches, like the ones of Mira, Figueira da Foz, Nazaré, Peniche and Aveiro. Mira ( pron 'miɾɐ is a town and municipality in the District of Coimbra, Portugal. Figueira da Foz ( pron fi'gɐjɾɐ dɐ fɔʃ also known as Figueira for short is a city of the district of Coimbra, in Portugal. There are places that have the name Nazaré: In Brazil Nazaré Bahia Nazaré Tocantins Related Peniche ( pron pɨ'niʃ(ɨ is a seaside municipality and a city in Portugal, with approximately 28164 inhabitants in the municipality and about 15600 in the city Aveiro (aˈvɐjɾu is a city of some 57000 people and a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 199 Natural landmarks in this region are the Serra da Estrela mountain range (the biggest and highest in mainland Portugal), with its Serra da Estrela Natural Park, the Mondego river, the Aveiro Lagoon (Ria de Aveiro) and the coastal beaches. Serra da Estrela (English Mountain Range of the Star) is the highest Mountain range in Portugal and includes Mainland Portugal 's highest Continental Portugal or Mainland Portugal (Portugal Continental is the designation of the Mainland Portuguese territory located on Europe Serra da Estrela Natural Park is situated in the largest mountain range in Portugal - the Serra da Estrela, and is the source of the rivers Mondego, The Rio Mondego ( pron mõ'ðeɣu English language: Mondego River is the longest river located exclusively in Portuguese territory.
The region is divided in twelve sub-regions: