About Penalva do Castelo

Penalva do Castelo is a municipality in the Castelo Branco District, in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 5,049, in an area of 145.42 km². The municipality is composed of 10 villages: Penalva do Castelo, Candinha, Casal de São Pedro, Casal de São Nicolau, Favaleiros, Lamalonga, Monte Redondo, Olival, Santa Cruz da Trapa and Vale das Fontes. The present Mayor is Luís Miguel da Silva, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is June 13. The main economic activities are agriculture and livestock.