Castelo Branco, Centro Region, Portugal

🇵🇹 Castelo Branco is a city and municipality in Central Portugal. It is the seat of the district of the same name. The municipality is bounded in the north by Fundão, in the east by Idanha-a-Nova, in the south by Spain, in the south-west by Vila Velha de Ródão, and in the west by Proença-a-Nova and Oleiros.

Economy The city is home to Centauro, a company which produces industrial coolers, refrigerators and freezers. The Portuguese subsidiary of Danone has a factory in Castelo Branco which produces Danone's dairy products for the entire Iberian Peninsula. The district of Castelo Branco is also famed for the Castelo Branco cheese.

Delphi Packard is a major factory and the principal employer, with more than 1000 workers. The Factory makes automobile component for the most important automobile constructors like Ferrari. Shopping malls in Castelo Branco (Alegro and Fórum)

View of small Portuguese town Covilha and district Castelo Branco, from the Serra fa Estrella mountains. 
View of small Portuguese town Covilha and district Castelo Branco, from the Serra fa Estrella mountains.
Image: Adobe Stock David Pastyka #196660913

Castelo Branco has a population of over 30,649 people. Castelo Branco also forms the centre of the wider Castelo Branco district which has a population of over 225,916 people.

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