Vinha da Rainha

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Vinha da Rainha
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Vinha da Rainha (Portugal)
Vinha da Rainha
Basic data
Region : Centro
Sub-region : Region of Coimbra
District : Coimbra
Concelho : Soure
Coordinates : 40 ° 4 ′  N , 8 ° 44 ′  W Coordinates: 40 ° 4 ′  N , 8 ° 44 ′  W
Residents: 1397 (as of June 30, 2011)
Surface: 20.38 km² (as of January 1, 2010)
Population density : 69 inhabitants per km²
Mayor : Evaristo Mendes Duarte ( PS )
Address of the municipal administration: Junta de Freguesia de Vinha da Rainha
Rua Principal 32,
3130-433 Vinha da Rainha

Vinha da Rainha (English: Queen's vineyard) is a town and municipality in Portugal .

The municipal administration in Vinha da Rainha


Together with the community of Samuel , it forms the western tip of the district of Soure. The predominantly flat land, traversed by the Rio Pranto , is characterized by agricultural and forested areas.


Vinha da Rainha has been an independent municipality since 1494. From 1836 to 1844 it was assigned to the then district of Abrunheira , then to Verride , and finally to Soure since the administrative reform in 1853.

Culture, sports and sights

The main building of the Associação Cultural, Desportiva e de Solidariedade da Freguesia da Vinha da Rainha

The Associação Cultural, Desportiva e de Solidariedade da Freguesia da Vinha da Rainha (ACDSFVR, German: Association for culture, sport and solidarity of the community of Vinha da Rainha) is an important one with its cultural activities and social institutions (including nursing home and kindergarten) Factor in the community. His sports club is also important in the community. His football division played for promotion to the IIIª Divisão in the mid-1990s and 2010s .

The folk dance group Rancho Folclórico da Vinha da Rainha and the motorcycle club ( Grupo Motard ) Os Cavaleiros da Rainha are other active clubs in the community.

The Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Graça church is older, but was fundamentally redesigned in the 18th century. The altarpiece , figures and other design elements have Baroque features . The Capela de Nossa Senhora do Pranto , in Pedrógão do Pranto, also houses remarkable representations from the 17th century, some of them from the Coimbra school.

Lime kilns were once operated in the municipality , the ruins of which can be seen, especially Forno da Cal . The decaying building of the former, regionally important seminary Quinta do Seminário can also be seen .


Vinha da Raínha is a municipality ( freguesia ) in the district ( concelho ) of Soure , in the district of Coimbra . On June 30, 2011 the community had 1,397 inhabitants in an area of ​​20.4 km².

The Church of Pedrógão do Pranto

The following localities are in the municipality:

  • Barreiras
  • Cabeça Carvalha
  • Carrascal
  • Casal de Almeida
  • Casal dos Bacelos
  • Smirk
  • Formigal
  • Mira Olhos
  • Pedrógão do Pranto
  • Porto Godinho
  • Queitide
  • Saca Bolos
  • Salguinheiras
  • Vale de Pedras
  • Vinha da Rainha


Agriculture continues to be an important factor in the municipality. In addition, there is a commercial enterprise with industrial and logistics operations in the village of Queitide, the Polo Industrial de Queitide .

The Termas da Azenha medicinal and thermal baths existed since 1711 and closed in the middle of the 20th century. Since 2000 it has been run again by a Dutch family as a hotel with a spa and holiday apartments.

Web links

Commons : Vinha da Rainha  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. - indicator resident population by place of residence and sex; Decennial in the database of the Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. Overview of code assignments from Freguesias on
  3. , accessed on October 19, 2012
  4. , accessed on October 19, 2012
  5. , accessed on October 19, 2012
  6. Termas da Azenhas website , accessed on December 26, 2016