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Valongo

Valongo
Municipality
Church of Valongo
Church of Valongo
Flag of Valongo
Flag
Coat of arms of Valongo
Coat of arms
Coordinates:
Country  Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Grande Porto
Metropolitan area Porto
District Porto
Parishes 4
Government
 • President João Paulo Baltazar (PSD)
Area
 • Total 75.12 km2 (29.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 93,858
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Website http://www.cm-valongo.pt/

Valongo (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a Portuguese municipality located in the District of Porto. The city population is 18,698, and the municipality is composed of 4 parishes, of which three are cities (Alfena, Valongo and Ermesinde). The population in 2011 was 93,858,[1] in an area of 75.12 km².[2] The two most populous cities (and parishes) in the Valongo municipality are Ermesinde, with a population of 38,315, which is essentially a residential suburb of Porto and Alfena which has the most industry in the municipality.

It is the location of the respected Magic Valongo magic festival.

Parishes

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 4 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

References

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^  


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