Matosinhos

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Matosinhos
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Flag of Matosinhos
Flag
Coat of arms of Matosinhos
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 41°11′N 8°42′W / 41.183°N 8.700°W / 41.183; -8.700Coordinates: 41°11′N 8°42′W / 41.183°N 8.700°W / 41.183; -8.700
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Metropolitan areaPorto
DistrictPorto
Parishes4
Government
 • PresidentLuísa Salgueiro (PS)
Area
 • Total62.42 km2 (24.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total175,478
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitehttp://www.cm-matosinhos.pt

Matosinhos (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐtuˈziɲuʃ] (About this soundlisten)) is a city and a municipality in the northern Porto district of Portugal. It bordered in the south by the city of Porto (8 km from the city centre). The population in 2011 was 175,478.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. INE, ed. (2011), Censos (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Nacional de Estatística