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The seat of the municipality is the city of Aveiro, with about 67,003 inhabitants in the 5 urban city(cidade) parishes. Located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean, Aveiro is an industrial city with an important seaport. The city of Aveiro is also the capital of the District of Aveiro,and the largest city in the Baixo Vouga intermunicipal community subregion.

The city dates back at least to the 10th century when it was known by its first Latin name of Aviarium, literally, "a gathering place or preserve of birds". The Moors invaded and then held it until the 11th century, after which it became popular with Portuguese royalty. In the winter of 1575 a terrible storm closed the entrance to its port, ending a thriving trade in metals and tiles. The same storm also created a reef barrier at the Atlantic Ocean.

Aveiro is sometimes called "The Portuguese Venice", because of its canals and boats that remind one of the Italian city of Venice, as the city faced similar problems when it tried to conquer the water.

Going through the canals in the Tradicional Boats " Os Moliceiros " is a must.

source: Wikipedia

Make: SONY
Model: DSC-S40
Exposure Time: 10/5000 sec
F-Stop: f/5.1
ISO Speed Ratings: 80
Focal Length: 15.3 mm
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode

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