Gondomar, Portugal

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Gondomar (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡõduˈmaɾ] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality located in the east of Portugal's Porto Metropolitan Area and 7 km from central Porto. The population in 2011 was 168,027,[1] in an area of 131.86 km².[2] Gondomar's mayor is Marco Martins.

Gondomar
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Coordinates: 41°9′N 8°32′W / 41.150°N 8.533°W / 41.150; -8.533Coordinates: 41°9′N 8°32′W / 41.150°N 8.533°W / 41.150; -8.533
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Metropolitan areaPorto
DistrictPorto
Parishes7
Government
 • PresidentMarco Martins (PS)
Area
 • Total131.86 km2 (50.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total168,027
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Websitehttp://www.cm-gondomar.pt

Gondomar is well known for its jewelry industry, and its name can be traced, like many other toponyms of Northern Portugal, to a prominent Visigothic figure of his day, the King Gundemar.

DemographicsEdit

Population of Gondomar Municipality (1801 – 2011)
1801 1849 1900 1930 1960 1981 1991 2001 2011
7 220 19 103 32 428 49 758 84 599 130 751 143 178 164 096 168 027

Cities and townsEdit

Cities are:

ParishesEdit

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 7 civil parishes (freguesias):[3]

SportsEdit

The town has one association football team called Gondomar who currently play in the Campeonato de Portugal, the third tier of Portuguese football.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  2. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  3. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 53" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 23 July 2014.

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