Marco di Canavezis ( port. Marco de Canaveses [ 'maɾku dɨ kɐnɐ'vezɨʃ ]) is a city in Portugal , the center of the eponymous municipality in the Porto district. According to the old administrative division, it was part of the province of Douro-Litoral . Included in the economic and statistical subregion of Tamega , which is part of the Northern region . The population is 9 thousand inhabitants (city), 54 thousand inhabitants (municipality) for 2004 . It covers an area of 202 km².
|Marco di Canavezis|
|port. Marco de canaveses|
|Historical area||Douro Litoral|
|Area||Marc de Canavezis|
|Internal division||31 districts|
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC0 , summer UTC + 1|
|Population||53 961 people ( 2004 )|
|Density||267 people / km²|
The patron saint of the city is the Virgin Mary ( port. Maria ). City festival - September 8th .
The city is located 39 km east of adm. Porto city center district.
The municipality borders:
- in the north - Amarante Municipality
- in the east - Bayan municipality
- in the south - Sinfaines Municipality
- in the southwest - the municipality of Castelo de Paiva
- in the west - Penafiel municipality
The city was founded in 1852 .
From 1983 to 2005, the mayor of the city was the famous conservative politician Aveline Ferreira Torres .
|Municipality population by years|
|23,820||28 188||32 354||39,270||46 131||48 133||52,419||53 961|
Composition of the municipality
The municipality includes the following areas:
- Porto (Borough)
- Porto County Municipalities
- Porto County Districts