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Porto
Frae the tap left corner clockwise: Clérigos Touer; Palácio da Bolsa; Avenida dos Aliados; Kirk o São Francisco; Porto Cathedral; Porto Ceety Haw; Ribeira
Frae the tap left corner clockwise: Clérigos Touer; Palácio da Bolsa; Avenida dos Aliados; Kirk o São Francisco; Porto Cathedral; Porto Ceety Haw; Ribeira
Banner o Porto
Banner
Coat of airms o Porto
Coat airms
Etymology: Portuguese: "port" (or O porto "the port")
Eik-name(s): 
A Cidade Invicta (The Unvanquished Ceety) A Cidade da Virgem (The Ceety o the Virgin)
Motto(s): 
Antiga, Mui Nobre, Sempre Leal e Invicta (Auld, Maist Noble, Ayeweys Leal an Undefeated)
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Coordinates: 41°9′43.71″N 8°37′19.03″W / 41.1621417°N 8.6219528°W / 41.1621417; -8.6219528Coordinates: 41°9′43.71″N 8°37′19.03″W / 41.1621417°N 8.6219528°W / 41.1621417; -8.6219528
Kintra Portugal
RegionNorte
SubregionGrande Porto
DestrictPorto
Settlement275 BOT
Municipality868
Ceevil pairishes7
Govrenment
 • TeepLAU
 • BodiConcelho/Câmara Municipal
 • MayorRui Moreira
 • Municipal ChairMiguel Pereira Leite
Area
 • Total41.42 km2 (15.99 sq mi)
Elevation
104 m (341 ft)
Population
 • Total237,591
 • Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)
Postal Zone
4000-286 Porto
Area code(s)(+351) 22[1]
DemonymPortuense
Patron SauntNossa Senhora de Vandoma
Municipal Halidays24 Juin (São João)
Websitehttp://www.cm-porto.pt
Geographic detail from CAOP (2010)[2] produced by Instituto Geográfico Português (IGP)
Offeecial nameHistoric Centre o Porto
Criteriaiv
Reference755
Inscription1996 (20t Session)

Porto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpoɾtu]), cried Oporto (Inglis) an aa, 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[3][4] in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi),[3] making it the second-lairgest urban area in Portugal. The Porto metropolitan aurie includes approximately 1.3 million fowk,[5][6][7] 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:[8]

Pairtner ceeties an touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

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


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Portugal International Dialing Code". Archived frae the original on 30 Apryle 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2010.
  2. IGP, ed. (2010), Carta Administrativa Oficial de Portugal (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Geográfico Português, archived frae the original on 3 Julie 2014, retrieved 1 Julie 2011 Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) Archived 2014-07-03 at the Wayback Machine
  3. a b Demographia: World Urban Areas, March 2010
  4. Urban Audit – Larger Urban Zone. "Lisboa". Archived frae the original on 19 November 2011.
  5. Unitit Naitions Depairtment o Economic an Social Affairs, World Urbanization Prospects (2009 revision) Archived 2013-10-31 at the Wayback Machine, (United Nations, 2010), Table A.12. Data for 2007.
  6. European Spatial Planning Observation Network, Study on Urban Functions (Project 1.4.3) Archived 2009-07-28 at the Wayback Machine, Final Report, Chapter 3, (ESPON, 2007)
  7. Thomas Brinkoff, Principal Agglomerations of the World, accessed on 2009-03-12. Data for 2009-01-01.
  8. a b c d e f g h i j k "International Relations of the City of Porto" (PDF). © 2006–2009 Municipal Directorateofthe PresidencyServices InternationalRelationsOffice. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 13 Januar 2012. Retrieved 10 Julie 2009.
  9. "Bristol City – Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Archived frae the original on 28 Julie 2011. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  10. "Sister Cities of Nagasaki City". © 2008–2009 International Affairs Section Nagasaki City Hall. Archived frae the original on 29 Julie 2009. Retrieved 10 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)