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Porto
Municipality
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 o airms o Porto
Coat o airms
Etymology: Portuguese: "port" (or O porto "the port")
Nickname(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)
Porto is locatit in Portugal
Porto
Porto
Location within Portugal
Porto is locatit in Europe
Porto
Porto
Location within Europe
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
Region Norte
Subregion Grande Porto
Destrict Porto
Settlement 275 BOT
Municipality 868
Ceevil pairishes 7
Govrenment
 • Teep LAU
 • Bouk Concelho/Câmara Municipal
 • Mayor Rui Moreira
 • Municipal Chair Miguel Pereira Leite
Aurie
 • Total 41.42 km2 (15.99 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population
 • Tot 237,591
 • Density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone WET (UTC0)
 • Simmer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Postal Zone 4000-286 Porto
Aurie code(s) (+351) 22[1]
Demonym Portuense
Patron Saunt Nossa Senhora de Vandoma
Municipal Halidays 24 Juin (São João)
Wabsteid http://www.cm-porto.pt
Geographic detail from CAOP (2010)[2] produced by Instituto Geográfico Português (IGP)
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Historic Centre o Porto
Criteria iv
Reference 755
Inscription 1996 (20t Session)

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[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 an aa linked tae:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Portugal International Dialing Code". Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  2. IGP, ed. (2010), Carta Administrativa Oficial de Portugal (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Geográfico Português, archived frae the oreeginal on 3 July 2014, retrieved 1 July 2011 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Demographia: World Urban Areas, March 2010
  4. Urban Audit – Larger Urban Zone. "Lisboa". 
  5. Unitit Naitions Depairtment o Economic an Social Affairs, World Urbanization Prospects (2009 revision), (United Nations, 2010), Table A.12. Data for 2007.
  6. European Spatial Planning Observation Network, Study on Urban Functions (Project 1.4.3), 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. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 "International Relations of the City of Porto" (PDF). © 2006–2009 Municipal Directorateofthe PresidencyServices InternationalRelationsOffice. Retrieved 10 July 2009. 
  9. "Bristol City – Town twinning". © 2009 Bristol City Council. Retrieved 17 July 2009.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  10. "Sister Cities of Nagasaki City". © 2008–2009 International Affairs Section Nagasaki City Hall. Retrieved 10 July 2009.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)[deid airtin]