Penafiel (parish)

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Penafiel is a town and a parish in Penafiel Municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 15,552,[1] in an area of 22.52 km².[2] Penafiel has its own station on the Douro railway line.

Penafiel
Penafiel is located in Portugal
Penafiel
Penafiel
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 41°12′22″N 8°17′02″W / 41.206°N 8.284°W / 41.206; -8.284Coordinates: 41°12′22″N 8°17′02″W / 41.206°N 8.284°W / 41.206; -8.284
Country Portugal
RegionNorte
Intermunic. comm.Tâmega e Sousa
DistrictPorto
MunicipalityPenafiel
Area
 • Total22.52 km2 (8.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total15,552
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

IndustryEdit

AJP Motos, a motorcycle manufacturing company founded in 1987 by António Pinto and Jorge Pinto, is based in Penafiel.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país
  3. ^ AJP i
  4. ^ AJP ii [1] Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine