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District of Guarda
- District -
Location of the District of Guarda
Capital Guarda
Region Centro
(partly Norte ,only Foz Coa)
Historical province Beira Alta
(partly Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro)
Area 5.518 km²
 - Total
 - Density

No. of municipalities 14
No. of parishes 336
Parliamentary representation 4

The district of Guarda (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡwaɾdɐ]) is located in the Centro Region of Portugal, except Vila Nova de Foz Côa, which is in the Norte Region. The district capital and most populous city is Guarda.

The district is contains 14 municipalities:

Subregions Included within the District of Guarda

Beira Interior Norte, Serra da Estrela, Douro and Dão-Lafões.


The main mountain ranges are the Serra da Estrela and Serra da Marofa. The main rivers are the Mondego, Côa, and Douro.

Main Monuments/Castles

Guarda Sé/ Guarda`s cathedral. Castles:(Castelos de) Pinhel, Sabugal, Sortelha, Marialva, Celorico, Rodrigo, Almeida, Trancoso. Pelourinhos de Pinhel and Alverca da Beira.

Beiras Centro



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