Greater Metropolitan Area of Minho

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Greater Metropolitan Area of Minho (Portuguese:Grande Área Metropolitana do Minho) is an administrative division in Portugal. It consists of 13 municipalities that make the third most populous metropolitan area in the country. They spread over three subregions: Ave (population: 413,292), Cávado (375,969) and Tâmega (37,572). The total population is 826,833 and the largest city is Braga.

2001

Municipality Population Area¹ Density² Subregion
Fafe 52,757 218.87 241.04 Ave
Guimarães 159,576 242.85 657.10
Povoa de Lanhoso 22,772 131.99 172.53
Vieira do Minho 14,724 220.15 66.88
Vila Nova de Famalicão 127,567 201.85 631.99
Vizela 22,595 23.92 939.01
Amares 18,521 81.86 226.25 Cávado
Barcelos 122,096 378.70 322.41
Braga 164,192 183.51 894.74
Terras de Bouro 8,350 276.17 30.24
Vila Verde 46,579 227.20 205.01
Cabeceiras de Basto 17,846 240.88 74.09 Tâmega
Celorico de Basto 20,466 181.10 113.01
Total 798,041 2,609.05 305.87

2011

Municipality Population Area¹ Density² Subregion
Fafe 50,650 218.87 231.42 Ave
Guimarães 158,108 242.85 651.05
Povoa de Lanhoso 21,895 131.99 165.88
Vieira do Minho 12,858 220.15 58.41
Vila Nova de Famalicão 133,804 201.85 662.89
Vizela 23,708 23.92 991.14
Amares 18,886 81.86 230.71 Cávado
Barcelos 120,492 378.70 318.17
Braga 181,819 183.51 990.79
Terras de Bouro 7,282 276.17 26.37
Vila Verde 47,768 227.20 210.25
Cabeceiras de Basto 16,709 240.88 69.37 Tâmega
Celorico de Basto 20.104 181.10 111.01
Total 814,083 2,609.05 312.02

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