Valongo (Portuguese pronunciation: [vɐˈlõɡu] (listen)) is a Portuguese municipality located in the District of Porto and 10 km from central 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, in an area of 75.12 km². 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.
Church of Valongo
|• President||José Manuel Ribeiro (PS)|
|• Total||75.12 km2 (29.00 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||WET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)|
It is the location of the respected Magic Valongo magic festival.
- Instituto Nacional de Estatística
- "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
- Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 125" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 4 August 2014.
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