Vila Real

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Vila Real
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Monumento a Carvalho Araújo - Vila Real - Portugal (117679264).jpg
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Igreja de S. Paulo (Capela Nova) (46367658245) (cropped).jpg
From top left to right: Corgo River near Codessais, Carvalho Araújo Statue, Mateus Palace, St. Peter's Chruch, Quintela Tower and St. Paul's Church (Capela Nova).
Flag of Vila Real
Coat of arms of Vila Real
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Coordinates: 41°17′45″N 07°44′46″W / 41.29583°N 7.74611°W / 41.29583; -7.74611Coordinates: 41°17′45″N 07°44′46″W / 41.29583°N 7.74611°W / 41.29583; -7.74611
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Douro
DistrictVila Real
Established1289 (city: 1925)
Government
 • PresidentRui Santos (PS)
Area
 • Total378.80 km2 (146.26 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total49,571
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Postal code
5000
Area code259
Websitehttps://www.cm-vilareal.pt/

Vila Real (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvilɐ ʁiˈal] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is the capital of the Vila Real District. It is also largest city in the district. The city is in the North region of Portugal. The Vila Real has an area of 378.80 km2 (146.26 sq mi).[1] In 2021, 49,571 people lived there[2].

References[change | change source]

  1. "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  2. INE (2022-11-23). "Population and Housing Census - 2021 Census". tabulador.ine.pt. Retrieved 2023-01-22.