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Porto District

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Country  Portugal
Historical province  Douro Litoral
No. of parishes  383
Area  2,395 km²
Region  Norte
No. of municipalities  18
No. of parliamentary representatives  39
Capital  Porto
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Points of interest  Dom Luís I Bridge, Palácio da Bolsa
Destinations  Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Amarante, Portugal
Colleges and Universities  University of Porto, Faculdade de Engenhar, Fernando Pessoa University, Oporto Polytechnic Institute, Catholic University of Portugal
Clubs and Teams  FC Porto, Varzim SC, FC Paços de Ferreira, Boavista FC, Rio Ave FC

The District of Porto ([ˈpoɾtu], Portuguese: Distrito do Porto), is located on the north-west coast of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Porto, the second largest city in the country. It is bordered by the Aveiro and Viseu districts to the south, Braga district to the north and Vila Real district to the east. Its area is 2395 km² and its population is 1,781,826.

Contents

Map of Porto District, Portugal

Municipalities

The district comprises 18 municipalities:

  • Amarante [city]
  • Baião [town]
  • Felgueiras [city]
  • Gondomar [city]
  • Lousada [town]
  • Maia [city]
  • Marco de Canaveses [city]
  • Matosinhos [city]
  • Paços de Ferreira [city]
  • Paredes [city]
  • Penafiel [city]
  • Porto [main city]
  • Póvoa de Varzim [city]
  • Santo Tirso [city]
  • Trofa [city]
  • Valongo [city]
  • Vila do Conde [city]
  • Vila Nova de Gaia [city], the most populous municipality and the only municipality in Porto District located south of the Douro River.
  • All of the above Municipalities are Cities, except Baião and Lousada. Some municipalities include one or more cities;the municipality of Paredes has the most cities within its municipality: Paredes, Gandra, Rebordosa and São Salvador de Lordelo. Other cities in Porto district: Rio Tinto and Valbom (in Gondomar municipality), Ermesinde (in Valongo municipality), São Mamede de Infesta (in Matosinhos municipality), Freamunde (in Paços de Ferreira municipality) and Lixa (in Felgueiras municipality).

    Main Airport

    Porto Airport /Oporto Int.(OPO) Sá Carneiro, mostly located in Pedras Rubras, Moreira, Maia, Grande Porto.

    Main Harbour

    Leixões in Matosinhos, Porto area.

    References

    Porto District Wikipedia


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