Timeline of Braga

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Braga, Portugal.


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20th century

21st century

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Braga is a city and a municipality, capital of the northwestern Portuguese district of Braga and of the historical and cultural Minho Province. Braga Municipality had a resident population of 193,333 inhabitants, representing the seventh largest municipality in Portugal by population. Its area is 183.40 km2. Its agglomerated urban area extends to the Cávado River and is the third most populated urban area in Portugal, behind Lisbon and Porto Metropolitan Areas.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Castle of Guimarães</span>

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Estádio 1º de Maio</span>

The 1 May Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in civil parish of Braga in the municipality of Braga, in the district of the same name. Built in 1950 to host mostly football matches, the stadium has the capacity to seat 28,000 spectators.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Arouca Abbey</span> Former Cistercian monastery in the Porto metropolitan area of Portugal

The Abbey of St. Batholomew, more simply known as the Abbey of Arouca, was a Cistercian monastery of women dating from the 10th century. It is located in Arouca, now in the Porto metropolitan area of Portugal. For much of its existence, it was one of the most influential religious centers in that region of the country.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Raio Palace</span> Palace in Braga, Portugal

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<i>Fountain of the Idol</i>

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Episcopal Palace, Braga</span> Episcopal Palace in Braga, Portugal

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Garden of Santa Barbara (Braga)</span>

The Garden of Santa Barbara is a municipal garden in the civil parish of Sé, municipality of Braga, alongside the eastern wing of the historical Archbishop's Palace of Braga.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ponte do Prado</span> Bridge in Norte, Portugal

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Roman Thermae of Maximinus</span> Cultural heritage monument in Braga, Portugal

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