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Guimarães is a city in northwestern Portugal, in the province of Minho, and in Braga district. In Portugal it is known as the place where Portugal was born. Braga is a city in northwestern Portugal, in the province of Minho, and capital of Braga district is an important city of Continental Portugal with a population of 112089 in 23 parishes(Urban Area) the Municipality has 62 parishes and 163784 inhabitants (2001 Census). ...

Guimarães city is made of 16 parishes and has a populaltion of 70,000. The municipal area surrounding Guimarães city has a population of 158572, and 68 parishes.

It is one of the most industrial municipalities in Portugal, the most important industries are textile and metalomechanics.

It has a campus of the Universidade do Minho (in Azurém). Categories: Stub | Universities and colleges in Portugal ...

The center of the city was declared world heritage by UNESCO. UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1946. ...

Vitória SC (also known as Guimarães) is a football club based in this city. Vitória Sport Clube is a Portuguese football club based in the city of Guimarães, located 40 km north of Oporto. ...

The first king of Portugal
Castle of Guimarães
Partial view of Guimararães city from the castle

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