Porto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoɾtu]), an aa kent as Oporto (Inglis), is the seicont lairgest ceety in Portugal. Its admeenistrative limits (an aurie o 41.66 km²/16 sq.mi) includes a population of 220,000 inhabitants distributit athin 15 ceevil parishes. The urbanized aurie o Porto, which extends ayont the admeenistrative limits o the ceety, haes a population o 1.1 million in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi), making it the second-lairgest urban area in Portugal. The Porto metropolitan aurie includes approximately 1.3 million fowk, an is recognized as a Gamma-level global ceety bi the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Study Group.
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Athin the context o development cooperation, Porto is an aa linked tae:
- Demographia: World Urban Areas, March 2010
- Urban Audit – Larger Urban Zone. "Lisboa".
- Unitit Naitions Depairtment o Economic an Social Affairs, World Urbanization Prospects (2009 revision), (United Nations, 2010), Table A.12. Data for 2007.
- European Spatial Planning Observation Network, Study on Urban Functions (Project 1.4.3), Final Report, Chapter 3, (ESPON, 2007)
- Thomas Brinkoff, Principal Agglomerations of the World, accessed on 2009-03-12. Data for 2009-01-01.
- "International Relations of the City of Porto". © 2006–2009 Municipal Directorateofthe PresidencyServices InternationalRelationsOffice. Retrieved 10 July 2009.
- "Bristol City – Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Retrieved 17 July 2009.
- "Sister Cities of Nagasaki City". © 2008–2009 International Affairs Section Nagasaki City Hall. Retrieved 10 July 2009.[deid airtin]