Vila do Porto

Infobox_Municipality_pt
official_name = Vila do Porto


image_coat_of_arms = VPT1.png

Region = A.R. of Azores
Subregion = A.R. of Azores
District = A.R. of Azores
Mayor_name = Nélia Figueiredo
Mayor_party = PS
area_total = 96.9
population_total = 5,511
population_density = 57
Parishes = 5
coor =
params =
occasion = Saint John
day = June 24
website = http://www.cm-viladoporto.pt
footnotes =

Vila do Porto (pron. IPA2|'vilɐ du 'poɾtu; Portuguese for town of the port) is the single municipality on the island of Santa Maria, in the Portuguese Autonomous Region of Azores. It is the southernmost and the easternmost municipality in the Azores archipelago. The nearest island is São Miguel to the north with the nearest municipality being Povoação. It is located SE of São Miguel and SW of the Formigas Islets.

The main source of industry are agriculture and fishing while a small number of businesses are in the downtown area.

Vila do Porto has a few schools, one lyceum, a gymnasium, banks, a post office, a small port and a square or a plaza ("praça").

Parishes

The 5 parishes of Vila do Porto include:

* Almagreira
* Santa Bárbara
* Santo Espírito
* São Pedro
* Vila do Porto

The largest parish in population and density is Vila do Porto. The smallest parish in population is Santa Bárbara. The largest parish in area and the smallest in density is Santo Espírito and the smallest is Almagreira.

ister City

Vila do Porto is sister cities with:
*flagicon|USA flagicon|Massachusetts Hudson, Massachusetts, USA [http://www.sister-cities.org/icrc/directory/usa/MA]

External links

* [http://www.cm-viladoporto.pt Municipality official website]


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