Location and Intervention Area
Wednesday , 20 February 2013
The Europe Direct Information Centre of Barcelos (hereunder referred to CIED Barcelos) is located in Barcelos, in IPCA campus, Lugar do Aldão, Frescainha parish - Praxis Building XXI.
Given the distribution of the Europe Direct information centers at a national level, the European Commission Representation in Portugal sought to identify the area of greatest incidence of intervention of each of the centers, trying to respect the NUTs.
Barcelos CIED action area targets an extended intervention region, established by two NUTs III level, particularly the Cávado NUT III and the Ave NUT III.
The Cávado NUT Level III is an integrated Portuguese statistical sub-region in the north, made up by municipalities that are in the north of Braga District. It is a restricted region in the north by the Minho-Lima, east by the High Tras-os-Montes, south by the Ave and the Grand Harbour and west by the Atlantic Ocean.
It includes 6 council that are identified below:
- Vila Verde
- Terras de Bouro
The Ave NUT Level III is also an integrated Portuguese statistical sub-region in the north. It is bounded on the north and east by the Cávado and by Tras-os-Montes, east and south by the Tamega and west by the Grande Porto.
It includes 8 councils that are identified below:
- Mondim de Basto
- Vila Nova de Famalicão
- Cabeceiras de Basto
- Póvoa do Lanhoso
- Vieira do Minho