Póvoa de Varzim

municipality and city in Portugal

Póvoa de Varzim (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpɔvu.ɐ ðɨ vɐɾˈzĩ] (audio speaker iconlisten), locally [ˈpɔβwɐ ðɨ βɐɾˈzĩŋ]) is a Portuguese city in Northern Portugal and sub-region of Greater Porto. In 2001, there were 63,470 inhabitants, with 42,396 living in the city proper.[1] It is the seventh-largest cities in Portugal and the third largest in Northern Portugal.


  1. "População residente (N.°) por Municípios - 2007" (in Portuguese). INE (Statistics Portugal). Archived from the original on June 18, 2008. Retrieved October 3, 2008.