Porto de Sanabria

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Porto de Sanabria
Porto desde el otro lao.JPG
Porto within the Province of Zamora
Porto within the Province of Zamora
Porto de Sanabria is located in Spain
Porto de Sanabria
Porto de Sanabria
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°10′2″N 6°53′58″W / 42.16722°N 6.89944°W / 42.16722; -6.89944Coordinates: 42°10′2″N 6°53′58″W / 42.16722°N 6.89944°W / 42.16722; -6.89944
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
ProvinceProvince of Zamora Zamora
ComarcaSanabria
Judicial District?
MancomunidadAlta Sanabria
Government
 • MayorRogelio Carracedo Carracedo (PP)
Area
 • Total200.82 km2 (77.54 sq mi)
Elevation
1,211 m (3,973 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total165
 • Density0.82/km2 (2.1/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Portexos
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
49583
Area code(+34) 980
WebsiteOfficial website

Porto de Sanabria (Galician: Porto de Seabra; Leonese: Porto de Senabria), also known as Porto, is a municipality located in the province of Zamora, Castile and León, Spain.[2] According to the 2012 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 216 inhabitants.[3]

Geography[edit]

Porto is located near the borders of Castile and León with Galicia, in the Sanabria Lake Natural Park, nearby the Galician Massif. It is 90 km far from Bragança, in Portugal, 113 from Ponferrada, and 171 from Zamora.[4] Its municipal territory counts several lakes, reservoirs and rivers.

Culture[edit]

Porto is one of the few bilingual places of its province, in which is commonly spoken both Spanish and Galician.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ (in Spanish) Porto de Sanabria on Zamora Province website
  3. ^ (in Spanish) Source: INE 2012
  4. ^ (in Spanish) Map and infos about Porto de Sanabria (Pueblos de España)
  5. ^ (in Spanish)Infos on Lubián municipal website Archived 2014-11-29 at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

Media related to Porto de Sanabria at Wikimedia Commons