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Coordinates: 41°9′43.71″N 8°37′19.03″W / 41.1621417°N 8.6219528°W / 41.1621417; -8.6219528
Porto
Municipality (Concelho)
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Coat o airms
Official name: Concelho do Porto
Name origin: oporto, Portuguese compoond airticle an subject for port
Nickname: A Cidade Invicta (The Unvanquished Ceety)
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Region Norte
Subregion Grande Porto
District Porto
Municipality Porto
Ceevil pairishes Aldoar, Bonfim, Campanhã, Cedofeita, Foz do Douro, Lordelo do Ouro, Massarelos, Miragaia, Nevogilde, Paranhos, Ramalde, São Nicolau, Santo Ildefonso, , Vitória
River Douro
Center Cedofeita
 - elevation 104 m (341 ft)
 - coordinates 41°9′43.71″N 8°37′19.03″W / 41.1621417°N 8.6219528°W / 41.1621417; -8.6219528
Highest point Monte Tadeu
 - elevation 149 m (489 ft)
 - coordinates 41°9′22″N 8°36′4″W / 41.15611°N 8.60111°W / 41.15611; -8.60111
Lowest point Sea level
 - location Atlantic Ocean, Foz do Douro, Porto
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 11.57 km (7 mi), Northwast-Sootheast
Width 5.31 km (3 mi), North-Sooth
Area 41.42 km2 (16 sq mi)
 - urban 389 km2 (150 sq mi)
 - metro 1,883.61 km2 (727 sq mi)
Population 237,584 (2011)
 - urban 1,397,805
 - metro 1,672,664
Density 5,735.97 / km2 (14,856 / sq mi)
Dounset 275 BC
 - Municipality 868
LAU Concelho/Câmara Municipal
 - location Praça General Humberto Delgado, Santo Ildefonso, Porto
 - elevation 120 m (394 ft)
 - coordinates 41°9′0.24″N 8°36′38.59″W / 41.1500667°N 8.6107194°W / 41.1500667; -8.6107194
Preses Rui Moreira (Independent, supportit bi CDS-PP)
Municipal Chair Daniel Bessa (Independent)
Timezone WET (UTC0)
 - simmer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
ISO 3166-2 code PT-
Postal Zone 4000-286 Porto
Aurie Code & Prefix (+351) 22[1]
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Name Historic Centre o Porto
Year 1996 (#20)
Number 755
Region Europe an North Americae
Criteria iv
Demonym Portuense
Patron Saunt Nossa Senhora de Vandoma
Municipal Address Praça General Humberto Delgado, 266
4000-286 Porto
Municipal Holidays 24 Juin (São João)
Location of the municipality of Porto in continental Portugal
Wikimedia Commons: Porto
Statistics: Instituto Nacional de Estatística[2]
Wabsteid: http://www.cm-porto.pt
Geographic detail from CAOP (2010)[3] produced by Instituto Geográfico Português (IGP)

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[4][5] in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi),[4] making it the second-lairgest urban area in Portugal. The Porto metropolitan aurie includes approximately 1.3 million fowk,[6][7][8] an is recognized as a Gamma-level global ceety bi the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) Study Group.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Porto is twinned wi:[9]

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Athin the context o development cooperation, Porto is an aa linked tae:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Portugal International Dialing Code". Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  2. INE, ed. (2010), Censos 2011 - Resultadas Preliminares [2011 Census - Preliminary Results] (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, retrieved 1 July 2011 
  3. IGP, ed. (2010), Carta Administrativa Oficial de Portugal (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Geográfico Português, retrieved 1 July 2011 [deid airtin]
  4. 4.0 4.1 Demographia: World Urban Areas, March 2010
  5. Urban Audit – Larger Urban Zone. "Lisboa". 
  6. Unitit Naitions Depairtment o Economic an Social Affairs, World Urbanization Prospects (2009 revision), (United Nations, 2010), Table A.12. Data for 2007.
  7. European Spatial Planning Observation Network, Study on Urban Functions (Project 1.4.3), Final Report, Chapter 3, (ESPON, 2007)
  8. Thomas Brinkoff, Principal Agglomerations of the World, accessed on 2009-03-12. Data for 2009-01-01.
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 "International Relations of the City of Porto". © 2006–2009 Municipal Directorateofthe PresidencyServices InternationalRelationsOffice. Retrieved 10 July 2009. 
  10. "Bristol City – Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Retrieved 17 July 2009. 
  11. "Sister Cities of Nagasaki City". © 2008–2009 International Affairs Section Nagasaki City Hall. Retrieved 10 July 2009. [deid airtin]