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Guimarães
Municipality
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
Banner o Guimarães
Banner
Coat o airms o Guimarães
Coat o airms
LocalGuimaraes.svg
Coordinates: 41°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
Kintra  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
Intermunic. comm. Ave
Destrict Braga
Pairishes 48
Govrenment
 • Preses Domingos Bragança (PS)
Aurie
 • Tot 241.3 km2 (93.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 158,124
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Wabsteid www.cm-guimaraes.pt
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Historic Centre o Guimarães
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Paço dos Duques 1.jpg
Aerial view o the Palace o the Dukes o Braganza (Frae IPPAR)
Teep Cultural
Criterie ii, iii, iv
Reference 1031
UNESCO region Europe an North Americae
Inscription history
Inscription 2001 (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.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Guimarães is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Lisboa - Geminações de Cidades e Vilas" [Lisbon - Twinning of Cities and Towns]. Associação Nacional de Municípios Portugueses [National Association of Portuguese Municipalities] (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  2. "Acordos de Geminação, de Cooperação e/ou Amizade da Cidade de Lisboa" [Lisbon - Twinning Agreements, Cooperation and Friendship]. Camara Municipal de Lisboa (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2013-08-23.