Massarelos

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Massarelos
Parish
Coat of arms of Massarelos
Coat of arms
LocalFregPorto-Massarelos.svg
Country Portugal
Municipality Porto
Disbanded 2013
Area
 • Total 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,789
 • Density 3,500/km2 (9,100/sq mi)
Website http://www.massarelos.net/

Massarelos (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐsɐˈɾɛluʃ]) is a former civil parish in the municipality of Porto, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos.[1] The population in 2011 was 6,789,[2] in an area of 1.94 km².[3]

The municipality includes parts of the city's old downtown, classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Other landmarks include Porto's main Custom House, Rosa Mota sports hall, Porto's major fish market and the Campo Alegre neighborhood, where a theatre and several buildings of the University of Porto are located.

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Coordinates: 41°09′11″N 8°38′02″W / 41.153°N 8.634°W / 41.153; -8.634