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Hello friends and partner, today I offer a composition with the architecture of a beautiful Portuguese city, I hope you like it. Then some lyrics about the city.

Miranda do Douro (Portuguese Miranda do Douro, in mirandés Miranda de l Douro) is a belonging to the Portuguese city of Bragança District, Northern Region and subregion of the High Trás-os-Montes, Tierra de Miranda.

It is the seat of a municipality comprises 17 parishes, which covers an area of ​​488.36 square kilometers and a population of 7,482 inhabitants (2011) .1 The municipality limits the northeast and southeast Spain, southwest with the municipality of Mogadouro and northwest with Vimioso.

The people of this town are traditionally spoken language called Mirandese. In addition, its territory is comprised within the Douro International Natural Park.
In ancient times it belonged to the convent of Astorga, Leon, of which he was influenced culturally and linguistically. Miranda talks with the Portuguese Mirandese language, which is a derivative of asturleonés speaking linguistic domain and has official status. Bilingual labeling is common in populations near Miranda: Sendim, Duas Igrejas or Aldeia Nova.

Miranda is located on the Portuguese bank of the Douro River and from Spain is accessed by crossing the border crossing to be opened over the dam of Miranda, one of the dams that cut the river along the border. The characteristic landscape of your site is made by high granite walls encasing the watercourse in its international section.
Border town with Spain and a pass over the Douro by the dam of the same name in the Portuguese stretch of the river hydroelectric plant, trade is the backbone of the local economy. Until the disappearance of borders in the European Union, Miranda do Douro was visited in search of textiles, coffee and bronze handicrafts, among others.

A commercial activity has joined tourism development in search of the monuments of the city, the scenic environment of the Duero boxed or water sports in the reservoir.
Source: Wikipedia.

Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/2000 sec
F-Stop: f/5.6
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 50 mm
Date Taken: 2013-09-09 18:46
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 263 kb

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