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
Province Province of Zamora Zamora
Comarca Sanabria
Judicial District ?
Mancomunidad Alta Sanabria
Government
 • Mayor Rogelio Carracedo Carracedo (PP)
Area
 • Total 200.82 km2 (77.54 sq mi)
Elevation 1,211 m (3,973 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 216
 • Density 1.08/km2 (2.8/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Portexos
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 49583
Area code (+34) 980
Website Official 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.[1] According to the 2012 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 216 inhabitants.[2]

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.[3] 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.[4]

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External links[edit]

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