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Civil parish
Coat of arms of Massarelos
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Porto
Disbanded 2013
 • Total 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,789
 • Density 3,500/km2 (9,100/sq mi)

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.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Luciana Abreu (born 1985) is a Portuguese singer, actress and Television host, represented Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 as part of the pop-duo 2B
  • Diogo José Teixeira da Silva (born 1996), known as Jota, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for English club Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan from Atlético Madrid.


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