Paranhos (Porto)

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Paranhos
Parish
LocalFregPorto-Paranhos.svg
Country Portugal
Municipality Porto
Area
 • Total 6.67 km2 (2.58 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 48,686
 • Density 7,300/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Website http://www.jfparanhos-porto.org/

Paranhos (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɐˈɾɐɲuʃ]) is a parish in the municipality of Porto, Portugal.

It has an area of 6.67 km² and a population of 48,686 (as of 2001) giving a population density of 7,299 inhabitants per km². 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

Coordinates: 41°10′44″N 8°36′58″W / 41.179°N 8.616°W / 41.179; -8.616