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Church of Valongo
Location in Portugal
|• Mayor||João Paulo Baltazar (PSD)|
|• Total||75,13 km2 (2,901 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,302,52/km2 (337,350/sq mi)|
|Municipal holiday||John the Baptist
Valongo (Portuguese pronunciation: [vɐˈlõɡu] ( )) is a Portuguese municipality located in the District of Porto, the city population is 18,698, and the municipality is composed of 5 parishes, of which three are cities (Alfena, Valongo and Ermesinde) and has a total population of 97,858 inhabitants.The two most populous cities (and parishes) in the Valongo municipality are Ermesinde, with a population of 38,315, which is essentially a residential suburb of Porto and Alfena which has the most industry in the municipality.
It is the location of the respected Magic Valongo magic festival.
The 5 parishes of Valongo are:
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