Vila Real

municipality and city in Portugal
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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]

Vila Real
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
Coordinates: 41°17′45″N 07°44′46″W / 41.29583°N 7.74611°W / 41.29583; -7.74611
Country Portugal
Intermunic. comm.Douro
DistrictVila Real
Established1289 (city: 1925)
 • PresidentRui Santos (PS)
 • Total378.80 km2 (146.26 sq mi)
450 m (1,480 ft)
 • Total49,571
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Postal code
Area code259

References change

  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". Retrieved 2023-01-22.