Anadia, Portugal

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Template: Infobox city in Portugal / maintenance / management location is empty Template: Infobox city in Portugal / Maintenance / Web page is blank Anadia is a city ( Cidade ) in Portugal. 2010 was Anadia the most economical out among its magnitude in Portugal.


Traces indicate a local presence of humans in the Paleolithic and Neolithic ages, but no significant findings are present. During the Roman occupation, the Roman road led from domestic pottery Olissipo ( Lisboa) to Cale (Porto) here, including testify to a local population at the time.

The first official mention Anadias is documented from 1082, while some places of today's circle have already been mentioned earlier, São Lourenço do Bairro in the year 883, for various counties and municipalities existing managed to King Manuel I in 1514 and awarded the circle Anadia his civic rights ( Foral ). In the course of administrative reform by the Liberal Revolution in 1822, the circle Anadia enlarged by numerous incorporations.

Since the end of the 19th century saw, in addition to the arrival of the railway line Linha do Norte, in particular the rise of the spa Curia in circles for growth. 2004 Anadia was raised on the status of a small town ( Vila ) to the city ( Cidade ).


With the Velódromo Nacional - Centro de Alto Rendimento de Sangalhos the cycling performance center in the country is located in the district of Anadia, in the municipality Sangalhos.

The urban sports park Complexo de desportivo Anadia includes swimming pool ( Piscina Municipal), three tennis courts, a futsal and football field with synthetic turf. Also a sports hall complex Pavilhão de Desportos one of them. The main hall in which, inter alia, a national basketball finals took place, summarizes 900 spectators and is in particular basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer (Futsal ) and Handball aligned.

The football club Anadia Futebol Clube founded in 1926, plays in the third division, the Campeonato Nacional de Seniores (as of season 2013/14 ). It carries out its home games at the 6,500 -seat Municipal Stadium Municipal Eng º Sílvio Henriques Cerveira.



Anadia is the seat of an eponymous district ( concelho ) in the district of Aveiro. June 30, 2011 had the circle 29,142 inhabitants in an area of 216.6 km ².

The neighboring districts are (clockwise starting from the north ): Agueda, Mortágua, Mealhada, and Oliveira do Bairro Cantanhede.

The following municipalities ( Freguesias ) lying in circle Anadia: The city Anadia located within the municipality of Arcos.

  • Aguim
  • Amoreira because Gândara
  • Ancas
  • Arcos ( municipality Anadia )
  • Avelãs de Caminho
  • Avelãs de Cima
  • Mogofores
  • Moita
  • Ois do Bairro
  • Paredes do Bairro
  • São Lourenço do Bairro
  • Sangalhos
  • Tamengos
  • Vila Nova de Monsarros
  • Vilarinho do Bairro

Villages of the municipality of Arcos are:

  • Anadia (city)
  • Arcos
  • Famalicão e Malaposta


Local holiday

  • Ascension of Christ


  • Latvia Latvia Jurmala
  • Cape Verde Cape Verde: Boa Vista
  • Cape Verde Cape Verde: São Lourenço dos Órgãos ( Santiago Island )
  • Guinea- Bissau Guinea- Bissau: Catio ( Tombali region )
  • Senegal Senegal: Diaobé - Kabendou ( Kolda region )
  • France France: Villecresnes

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Afonso Brás (1524-1610), Jesuit missionary, considered the founder of the monastery, from the Brazilian city of São Paulo was
  • António Xavier Machado e Cerveira (1756-1828), organist
  • José Xavier de Cerveira e Sousa (1797-1862), Bishop of Funchal, Beja and Viseu
  • Mário Ferreira Duarte (1869-1939), a sports official
  • Moura Coutinho (1872-1954), architect
  • Fausto Sampaio (1893-1956), impressionist painter
  • Maria da Conceição Tavares ( born 1930 ), Brazilian economist and author, politician of the Partido dos Trabalhadores
  • Vital Moreira ( born 1944 ), lawyer, university professor and left-wing politician
  • António José Conceição Oliveira ( b. 1946 ), football player and coach
  • Celeste Cardona ( born 1951 ), lawyer and conservative politician, Minister of Justice in the Cabinet Durão Barroso
  • André Filipe Fernandes Nogueira (* 1987), football player

Vital Moreira (2009)