Vila Nova de Gaia

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Vila Nova de Gaia
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Coordinates: 41°08′N 8°37′W / 41.133°N 8.617°W / 41.133; -8.617Coordinates: 41°08′N 8°37′W / 41.133°N 8.617°W / 41.133; -8.617
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Metropolitan areaPorto
DistrictPorto
Parishes15
Government
 • PresidentEduardo Vitor Rodrigues (PS)
Area
 • Total168.46 km2 (65.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total302,295
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Websitewww.cm-gaia.pt

Vila Nova de Gaia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvilɐ ˈnɔvɐ ðɨ ˈɣajɐ] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a city and a municipality in Porto District in Norte Region, Portugal. It is located south of the city of Porto on the other side of the Douro River. There was a population of 178,255 people in 2001.[1]

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  1. Uma População que se urbaniza, Uma avaliação recente - Cidades, 2004 Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)