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Cedofeita

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Cedofeita

Cedofeita
Parish
Coat of arms of Cedofeita
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Porto
Disbanded 2013
Area
 • Total 2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 22,077
 • Density 8,100/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Website http://www.cedofeita.j-f.org/

Cedofeita (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a former civil parish in the municipality of Porto, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Cedofeita, Santo Ildefonso, Sé, Miragaia, São Nicolau e Vitória.[1] The population in 2011 was 22,077,[2] in an area of 2.71 km².[3]

Local landmarks include the Church of Cedofeita (dedicated to Saint Martin), the Mouzinho de Albuquerque Plaza, the Oliveira's Fountain, several chapels and modern architecture buildings.

The film director Manoel de Oliveira was born here in 1908. Casa da Pedra is located in Cedofeita.

Main façade of the Church of Cedofeita.

References

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  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  3. ^ Eurostat

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