|- Subregion||Alto Trás-os-Montes|
|- District or A. The administrative divisions of Portugal are undergoing changes Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. Alto Trás-os-Montes is a Portuguese subregion (NUTS level 3 integrated in the Norte region R.||Bragança|
|Area||487. The District of Bragança ( pron bɾɐ'gɐ̃sɐ is located in the Northeast of Portugal. Political parties in Portugal lists political parties in Portugal. History The Social Democratic Party was born on May 6, 1974, when Francisco Sá Carneiro, 2 km²|
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Miranda do Douro (pron. IPA: [mi'ɾɐ̃dɐ du 'do(ou)ɾu]), Miranda de l Douro (pron. IPA: [mi'rɐ̃dɐ dɨɫ 'dɐwru]) in Mirandese language, is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 487. "Freguesia" ( pron fɾɛgɨ'ziɐ is the Portuguese term for Civil parish, a secondary Local administrative unit in Portugal Miranda do Douro ( pron mi'ɾɐ̃dɐ du 'do(owɾu Miranda de l Douro ( pron Events 48 BC - Battle of Dyrrhachium, Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia. The Mirandese language (autonym mirandés or lhéngua mirandesa; Portuguese: mirandês or língua mirandesa) is a Romance language This is a list of the municipalities of Portugal. Portugal is divided into 18 districts (distritos and 2 autonomous regions (Portuguese regiões autónomas) Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. 2 km² and a total population of 7,707 inhabitants. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The city itself has a population of 1,960. 
The municipality is composed of 17 parishes, and is located in the northeastern part of the country, in the district of Bragança. The District of Bragança ( pron bɾɐ'gɐ̃sɐ is located in the Northeast of Portugal.
The present mayor is Manuel Rodrigo Martins (Social Democrat) and the president of the Municipal Assembly is Domingos Duarte Lima (Social Democrat). History The Social Democratic Party was born on May 6, 1974, when Francisco Sá Carneiro, History The Social Democratic Party was born on May 6, 1974, when Francisco Sá Carneiro, The municipal holiday is on July 10. Events 48 BC - Battle of Dyrrhachium, Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia.
The river is one of the main attractions of this small city. There are organized trips to watch the wildlife, mostly birds of prey. Important hydro-electrical stations exist in the municipality.
The city is located on the border with Spain, with the Douro River separating the two countries. The Douro or Duero ( Latin: Durius, Spanish: Duero, Portuguese: Douro, pron. The nearest town in Spain is Zamora, site of the Treaty of Zamora (1143) between the Portuguese king Afonso I and the Leonese-Castilian king Alfonso VII. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Zamora is a city in Castile and León, Spain, the capital of the province of Zamora. The Treaty of Zamora ( 1143) recognized Portuguese independence from the Kingdom of León and Castile. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists#Proposed_change_to_all_featured_lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This is a list of Portuguese Afonso I ( English Alphonzo or Alphonse) more commonly known as Afonso Henriques (ɐˈfõsu ẽˈʁikɨʃ or also Affonso (Archaic In the reign of Ordoño I of Asturias ( 850 - 866) the kingdom began to be known as that of León. This is a list of counts kings and queens of Castile. It is in part a continuation of the List of Asturian monarchs and the List of Leonese monarchs Alfonso VII ( 1 March 1105 &ndash 21 August 1157) called the Emperor, became the King of Galicia in 1111 and King This marked the recognition of the independence of the Kingdom of Portugal, proclaimed in 1139. The history of Portugal, in most of the 12th and 13th centuries is chiefly that of its origin as a separate state in the process of the Christian The Kingdom of Portugal was Portugal 's general designation under the monarchy.
The city has been isolated from the rest of the country for many centuries, so the ancestral way of life is still vivid in the traditions and even in the language (see below). Apart from the distance, the weather conditions are also an adversary, as it is very cold and snowy in winter, and very dry and hot in summer.
Gastronomy is one of the local hallmarks, well within the tradition of Trás-os Montes. "Posta à Mirandesa", a heavy, thick steak, is the traditional dish, known and imitated through the rest of the country. The wine from the region has a high alcoholic graduation (17-18º) and matches the regional cuisine well.
The city's old quarter, with the cathedral, dates back to the Middle Ages. Most houses are small and one story high. Inside the old city proper lie the town hall and museum, the "Museu da Terra de Miranda" (museum of the lands of Miranda), which has displays of archaeological findings, farm life, local clothing, and traditional masks.
The city has no industries but depends on commercial activity, mainly the sale of house textiles and cutlery from the village of Palaçoulo. Spaniards come in great number on holidays and weekends. There are several hotels, among them the Pousada de Santa Catarina, which looks over the Douro River.
The surrounding area is home to the speakers of Mirandese (Mirandês), a language related to Astur-Leonese, that was recognized in 1999 by the Portuguese state as co-official with Portuguese language for local matters. The Mirandese language (autonym mirandés or lhéngua mirandesa; Portuguese: mirandês or língua mirandesa) is a Romance language Astur-Leonese is a Dialect continuum included in the West Iberian branch of the Romance languages. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Portuguese ( or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain and northern Portugal.