Penafiel (parish)

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Civil parish
Penafiel is located in Portugal
Coordinates: 41°12′22″N 8°17′02″W / 41.206°N 8.284°W / 41.206; -8.284Coordinates: 41°12′22″N 8°17′02″W / 41.206°N 8.284°W / 41.206; -8.284
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Tâmega
Intermunic. comm. Tâmega e Sousa
District Porto
Municipality Penafiel
 • Total 22.52 km2 (8.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,552
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)

Penafiel is a town and a parish in Penafiel Municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,552,[1] in an area of 22.52 km².[2] Penafiel has its own station on the Douro railway line.


AJP Motos, a motorcycle manufacturing company founded in 1987 by António Pinto and Jorge Pinto, is based in Penafiel.[3][4]


  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território
  3. ^ AJP i [1]
  4. ^ AJP ii [2]