Rio Tinto (Gondomar)

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Rio Tinto
Parish
Coat of arms of Rio Tinto
Coat of arms
LocalFregGondomar-RioTinto.svg
Country Portugal
Municipality Gondomar
Area
 • Total 9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 50,762
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Postal code 4435 Rio Tinto
Coordinates 41º11'00N 8º34'00W
Website http://www.jf-riotinto.pt/ (In Portuguese)

Rio Tinto (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁiu ˈtĩtu]) is a Portuguese city and parish, located in Gondomar Municipality, in northern Portugal. It has a population of 50 762 (2011 Census) inhabitants and a total area of 9.5 km².

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto, which in Portuguese means red river, was elevated to city status in 1995, and the city of Rio Tinto includes two parishes (freguesias): Baguim do Monte and Rio Tinto, with a total of 65,000 inhabitants, being the most populous city in Gondomar municipality, and third largest in the Greater Oporto (Grande Porto).

Church of Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto lies just outside the city of Porto.

Coordinates: 41°11′N 8°34′W / 41.183°N 8.567°W / 41.183; -8.567