Estela ( port. Estela ) - district (freesia) in Portugal , part of Porto district. It is a part of the municipality of Póvois de Varzim . It is part of a major urban agglomeration of Greater Porto . According to the old administrative division was part of the province of Douro-Litoral . Included in the economic and statistical sub-region of Greater Porto , which is included in the Northern region . The population is 2596 people for 2001 . It covers an area of 11.73 km².
|Region||Northern Region (Portugal)|
|Municipality||Povoa de Varzim|
|History and geography|
|Population||2,596 people ( 2001 )|
|Density||221.3 persons / km²|
The patron saint of the area is the Virgin Mary ( port. Maria ).