Roriz (Santo Tirso)

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Roriz
Parish
Roriz is located in Portugal
Roriz
Roriz
Coordinates: 41°20′42″N 8°22′55″W / 41.345°N 8.382°W / 41.345; -8.382Coordinates: 41°20′42″N 8°22′55″W / 41.345°N 8.382°W / 41.345; -8.382
Country Portugal
Region Norte
Subregion Ave
Metropolitan area Porto
District Porto
Municipality Santo Tirso
Area
 • Total 6.17 km2 (2.38 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,665
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)

Roriz is an urban parish located 10 km northeast of the city of Santo Tirso. It is a major industrial center. The population in 2011 was 3,665,[1] in an area of 6.17 km².[2] It is known by its Singeverga Monastery of the Benedictine order, famous for its Singeverga Liqueur, it also has a nuns convent St Scholastica famous for its butter cookies.

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