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10 Interesting Facts About Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s

Facts About Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s

  • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s is a rural seashore community located on the eastern Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
  • The town motto is Where the Sun Meets the Sea.
  • The provincial government operates a daily ferry service from Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s to Bell Island.
  • The town’s population has a median age of 39.5 years, which is slightly lower than the provincial median of 40.6 years.
  • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s was founded by the Portuguese and was one of the first villages established in the New World.
  • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s is named after Portugal.
  • The town is a bedroom community of the provincial capital of St. John’s.
  • The Estimated Population of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s is 7366.
  • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s covers 56.43 km2 (21.79 sq mi), it borders the City of St. John’s to the east and the Town of Paradise to the west.
  • Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s was the site of the first road built outside the capital St. John’s, it was also here that the giant squid or Kraken of legend was discovered and documented.
Facts About Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s
Facts About Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s

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