Paranhos (Porto)

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Paranhos
LocalFregPorto-Paranhos.svg
Coordinates: 41°10′44″N 8°36′58″W / 41.179°N 8.616°W / 41.179; -8.616Coordinates: 41°10′44″N 8°36′58″W / 41.179°N 8.616°W / 41.179; -8.616
CountryPortugal
RegionNorte
Metropolitan areaPorto
DistrictPorto
MunicipalityPorto
Area
 • Total7.17 km2 (2.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total44,298
 • Density6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.jfparanhos-porto.org/

Paranhos (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɐˈɾɐɲuʃ]) is a parish in the municipality of Porto, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 44,298,[1] in an area of 7.17 km².[2] Local landmarks include the Areosa Church, various faculties of the University of Porto and the sprawling Hospital de São João (Saint John Hospital).

Church of Paranhos

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país