Tropha ( port. Trofa [ 'tɾɔfɐ ]) - a city in Portugal , the center of the eponymous municipality in the Porto district. It is part of a large metropolitan area of Greater Porto . According to the old administrative division, it was part of the province of Douro-Litoral . Included in the economic and statistical subregion Ave , which is part of the Northern region . Population - 20.7 thousand inhabitants (city), 40 thousand inhabitants (municipality) for 2006 . It covers an area of 72 km².
|Historical area||Douro Litoral|
|Internal division||8 districts|
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC0 , summer UTC + 1|
|Population||40,029  people ( 2006 )|
|Density||558 people / km²|
The patron saint of the city is the Virgin Mary ( port. Nossa Senhora das Dores ). City festival - November 19th .
The city is located 22 km northeast of adm. Porto city center district.
The municipality borders:
- in the north - municipality of Vila Nova de Famalican
- in the east - the municipality of Santo Tirsu
- in the south - Maya Municipality
- in the west - municipality of Vila do Conde
There is a train from Porto via Tropha to Braga, a stop in Tropha 5 minutes, there are also regular buses of Tropha-Braga, Tropha-Porto, Tropha-Famalico.
The city was founded in 1998 .
|Municipality population by years|
Composition of the municipality
The municipality includes the following areas:
- Santiago de Bogadu
- Sao Mamede de Coronado
- Sao martinho de bogadu
- São Romano do Coronado
- Porto (Borough)
- Porto County Municipalities
- Porto County Districts