The Comunidade Intermunicipal do Alto Minho, also referred to as CIM Minho-Lima, is an administrative division in northern Portugal. It is situated between the Minho River and Lima River. It was created in October 2008. Under the name Minho-Lima it is also a NUTS3 subregion of the Norte Region. The main town of the intermunicipal community is Viana do Castelo. The intermunicipal community is coterminous with the former Viana do Castelo District. The population in 2011 was 244,836, in an area of 2,218.84 km².
It borders to the north the Galicia autonomous region in Spain and to the south with the Ave Subregion. It is an area with a strong gastronomic identity and produces a specific type of wine called Vinho Verde (young wine).
|Municipality||Population (2011)||Area (km²)|
|Arcos de Valdevez||22,847||447.60|
|Paredes de Coura||9,198||138.19|
|Ponte da Barca||12,061||182.11|
|Ponte de Lima||43,498||320.25|
|Viana do Castelo||88,725||319.02|
|Vila Nova de Cerveira||9,253||108.47|