Canelas ( port. Canelas ) is a locality and district in Portugal , part of the Porto district. It is an integral part of the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia . 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 of Greater Porto , which is part of the Northern region . The population is 12,303 people in 2001 . Covers an area of 7.47 km².
|Region||Northern Region (Portugal)|
|Municipality||Vila Nova de Gaia|
|History and Geography|
|Population||12 303 people ( 2001 )|
|Density||1 647.0 people / km²|