13 Facts About Aveiro Portugal


Presence of human settlement in the territory of Aveiro Portugal extends to the period associated with the great dolmens of pre-history, which exist in most of the region.

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Between the 16th and 17th centuries, the river's instability at the mouth resulted in the closure of the canal, impeding the use of the port of Aveiro Portugal, and creating stagnation in the waters of the lagoon.

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Aveiro Portugal helped with the development of transport, especially the railway line between Lisbon and Porto.

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Seat of the municipality is the city of Aveiro Portugal, comprising the five urban parishes with about 73,003 inhabitants.

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The city of Aveiro Portugal is the capital of the District of Aveiro Portugal, and the largest city in the Baixo Vouga intermunicipal community subregion.

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Aveiro Portugal is known as "the Portuguese Venice", due to its system of canals and boats similar to the Italian city of Venice.

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Aveiro Portugal has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Aveiro Portugal was known for many years for its production of salt and for the molico seagrass harvest, which was used as fertilizer before the development of chemicals for that purpose.

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The old town centre, with its Art Nouveau and Romanesque architecture and "gondolas" plying the Ria de Aveiro canals, is referred to as "The Venice of Portugal" in some tourist brochures.

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Architecture of Aveiro Portugal is influenced by two phases: the pre-Kingdom era, with a number of historical monuments; and the modernist movements resulting from the expansion of economy during the 19th-20th centuries.

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The concept did not last for a long time, but its presence is very distinctive in Aveiro Portugal; it is one of only 20 cities in the world that are included in the Reseau Art Nouveau Network, listing cities in Europe that are known for this architectural style.

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University of Aveiro Portugal was created in 1973 and attracts thousands of students to the city.

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The club used to play at Estadio Municipal de Aveiro Portugal, designed by Portuguese architect Tomas Taveira for Euro 2004, where it held two group matches.

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