Minho (province)


Minho (province)

Minho (pron. IPA2|'miɲu) is a historical province of Portugal. It was established as an official province in 1936 and dissolved in 1976. It consisted of 23 municipalities, with its capital in the city of Braga. Today, the area would include the districts of Braga and Viana do Castelo. Minho also has Celtic influence. It is the location of Citânia de Briteiros, an archeological site as well as the last Celtic stronghold in Portugal.

ee also

* Minho River


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