VIANA DO CASTELO
Viana do Castelo is a land of traditions and is home to the country's largest pilgrimage - Romaria Srª D'Agonia. It is home to endless natural beauties and a sea center that enhances nautical sports and brings together high-performance centers such as rowing, sailing, surfing and kayaking. She is an inspiring musician of many songs - Fado Havemos de ir a Viana from Amália Rodrigues - and elevates to the maximum exponent the term "to live with quality of life".
Viana do Castelo is the ideal place to undertake and to connect with the World. Its proximity to two strategic airports - Porto and Vigo; the availability of three business parks and an industrial zone; the bet on technological development and entrepreneurship, the existence of a commercial port, are some of the attractiveness of our region.
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The population living in the Municipality of Viana do Castelo, as of the census moment of 2011 was 88,725 people, of which 41,889 are men and 46,836 are women. Viana do Castelo, city, has 38 045 inhabitants. Located in the District of Viana do Castelo, in the North Region, and integrated in the NUT III sub-region of Minho-Lima.
It is the seat of a municipality with 319.02 km² of area, subdivided into twenty-seven parishes. The county is bordered to the north by the municipality of Caminha, to the east by Ponte de Lima, to the south by Barcelos and Esposende, and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean.