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Porto

Porto is Portugal's second city and capital of the North region. The city is located in the estuary of the Douro River in northern Portugal. The largest city in the region, Porto is considered the economic and cultural heart of the entire region. The city, which had an estimated population of about 220,000 lies at the centre of the political Greater Metropolitan Area of Porto, with a population of slightly more than 1.7 million. The historic centre of Porto was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Câmara Municap do Porto
 
Rio Douro
 
Igraje dos Clérigos One of Portugal's most internationally famous products, Port wine, is named after the city because it is produced along the Douro Valley. The country was also named after the Latin name of Porto, "Portus Cale".Porto district is one of the most industrialised districts in Portugal. Sloping steeply down towards the river with its remarkable bridges - one of them designed by Gustavo Eiffel - is has been an inspiration to a variety of artists. It has been visited over the years by many eminent people - making it one of the oldest tourism destinations in Europe.
 
Many areas in Porto, well planned and landscaped, have been dedicated to leisure. Gardens, waterside esplanades, sophisticated and attractive shopping areas and excellent sports facilities are just some of the amenities available to enjoy themselves during free time.
Sé do Porto

More information at Porto's Tourist Website
http://www.portoturismo.pt/