Mozelos (Santa Maria da Feira)

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Mozelos
Parish
Mozelos is located in Portugal
Mozelos
Mozelos
Coordinates: 40°59′56″N 8°33′22″W / 40.999°N 8.556°W / 40.999; -8.556Coordinates: 40°59′56″N 8°33′22″W / 40.999°N 8.556°W / 40.999; -8.556
Country Portugal
Municipality Santa Maria da Feira
Area
 • Total 5.81 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,142
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)

Mozelos is a Portuguese town and a parish, located in the municipality of Santa Maria da Feira. The population in 2011 was 7,142,[1] in an area of 5.81 km².[2] Its postal code is 4535.

The parish is located 8 km from the city of Espinho and around 20 km from Porto. The district capital Aveiro is approximately 50 km from the town.

In 1097, the settlement was known as Moazellus. There is a Roman road nearby the church. It declared itself a town on June 24, 1989 and it celebrates the transition to a town every June 24. It is the place where Américo Amorim lived for some years.

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