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Guimarães
Clockwise frae tap left: Guimarães Castle, a chimney at the Duke o Braganza's Palace, statue o Dom Afonso Henriques at the Ducal Palace, Oliveira Plaza, panoramic view o Guimarães heestorical heritage aurie frae Moont Penha, Santa Maria Street, Santiago Plaza
Clockwise frae tap left: Guimarães Castle, a chimney at the Duke o Braganza's Palace, statue o Dom Afonso Henriques at the Ducal Palace, Oliveira Plaza, panoramic view o Guimarães heestorical heritage aurie frae Moont Penha, Santa Maria Street, Santiago Plaza
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Coat o airms o Guimarães
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Kintra Portugal
RegionNorte
SubregionAve
Intermunic. comm.Ave
DestrictBraga
Pairishes48
Govrenment
 • PresesDomingos Bragança (PS)
Area
 • Total241.3 km2 (93.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot158,124
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Coordinates41°27′N 8°18′W / 41.450°N 8.300°W / 41.450; -8.300Coordinates: 41°27′N 8°18′W / 41.450°N 8.300°W / 41.450; -8.300
Wabsteidwww.cm-guimaraes.pt
Historic Centre o Guimarães
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
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Aerial view o the Palace o the Dukes o Braganza (Frae IPPAR)
CriteriaCultural: ii, iii, iv
Reference1031
Inscription2001 (25th Session)

Guimarães (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡimɐˈɾɐ̃ȷ̃ʃ]) is a northren Portuguese ceety an municipality in the destrict o Braga, in the Ave Subregion (ane o the mair industrialised NUTS III subregions o the kintra), in the heestorical an cultural Minho Province.

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Guimarães is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Lisboa - Geminações de Cidades e Vilas". Associação Nacional de Municípios Portugueses [National Association of Portuguese Municipalities] (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-08-23.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  2. "Acordos de Geminação, de Cooperação e/ou Amizade da Cidade de Lisboa". Camara Municipal de Lisboa (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-08-23.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)