Braga

Braga

Braga (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɾaɣɐ] ( listen); Latin: Bracara Augusta) is a city and a municipality in the northwestern Portuguese district of Braga, in the historical and cultural Minho Province. The city had 137,000 inhabitants as of 2012[update], and the municipality, which includes 37 civil parishes has a resident population of 181,494 inhabitants (in 2011),[1] representing the seventh largest municipality in Portugal (by population). Its area is 183.40 km².[2] Its agglomerated urban area extends from the Cávado River to the Este River.

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