Valença, also known as Valença do Minho, is a municipality and a town in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 14,127, in an area of 117.13 km2.Valença officially became a city on 12 June 2009.
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Notable Places in the Area

City walls
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is a late-Romanesque and Gothic-style Roman Catholic church in the town of , in Galicia, Spain. Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 2.5 es.

Tourist attraction
Photo: Daniel VILLAFRUELA, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Town hall
Photo: JCNazza, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town of 17,000 people in on the right bank of the Miño River, facing the Portuguese town of Valença. Photo: Lmbuga, CC BY-SA 2.5 es.

Photo: Pedro, CC BY 2.0.

is a civil “parish”, located in the municipality of Valença. Photo: Reis Quarteu, CC BY-SA 4.0.


42.027° or 42° 1' 37.4" north
-8.6429° or 8° 38' 34.4" west
Open Location Code
50 metres (164 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 25278431
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Valença, Portugal
  • Armenian: Վալենսա
  • Asturian; Bable: Valença
  • Basque: Valença
  • Bishnupriya: ভালেন্সা
  • Catalan: Valença
  • Catalan: Valença do Minho
  • Cebuano: Valenza
  • Cebuano: Valença
  • Chechen: Валенса (Португали)
  • Chechen: Валенса
  • Chinese: Valença
  • Chinese: 瓦倫薩
  • Dutch: Valenca (Portugal)
  • Dutch: Valenca
  • Dutch: Valenza
  • Dutch: Valença
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: فالينسا
  • English: Valenza
  • English: Valença, Portugal
  • English: Valença Municipality
  • Esperanto: Valença (Portugalio)
  • Esperanto: Valença
  • French: Valenca
  • French: Valença
  • Gallegan: Valença, Portugal
  • Gallegan: Valença
  • Gallegan: Valença do Minho
  • German: Valença
  • Italian: Valença
  • Italian: Valença do Minho
  • Japanese: ヴァレンサ
  • Korean: 발렌사
  • Letzeburgesch: Valença
  • Min Nan Chinese: Valença
  • Mirandese: Balença
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Valença
  • Polish: Valenca
  • Polish: Valença
  • Portuguese: Município de Valença
  • Portuguese: Valença
  • Portuguese: Valença do Minho
  • Russian: Валенса (Португалия)
  • Russian: Валенса (посёлок)
  • Russian: Валенса
  • Slovak: Valença
  • Spanish: Valenca
  • Spanish: Valenca do Minho
  • Spanish: Valencia del Mino
  • Spanish: Valencia del Miño
  • Spanish: Valença
  • Spanish: Valença do Minho
  • Swedish: Valença, Portugal
  • Swedish: Valença
  • Tatar: Валенса (Португалия)
  • Tatar: Валенса
  • Turkish: Valença
  • Ukrainian: Валенса
  • Vietnamese: Valença, Bồ Đào Nha
  • Volapük: Valença
  • Waray (Philippines): Valença (munisipyo), Portugal

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