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Falesia Beach

Falesia Beach is a beach in Albufeira, Algarve, southern Portugal. It has a cliff that begins in the Barranco das Belharucas Beach and extends to Vilamoura.

Praia do Vale dos Homens

Praia do Vale dos Homens is a beach within the Municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is on the western Seaboard in the north west of the Algarve. The beach is 1.7 miles north west of the village of Rogil, and is 72.4 miles ...

Monchique

Monchique") is a municipality of southern Portugal, in Faro District. The population in 2011 was 6.045, in an area of 395.30 km 2. The Municipality of Monchique is situated in the Serra de Monchique and together with the town of Monchique is a to ...

Praia de Odeceixe Mar

Praia de Odeceixeis is a beach and small settlement within the Municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is on the western seaboard in the extreme north west of the Algarve. It is in the Vicentine Coast Natural Park. The beach ...

Pêra (Silves)

Pêra is a former civil parish in the municipality of Silves, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Alcantarilha e Pêra. The village is 12.5 kilometres south east of Silves and is 261 kilometres south east of Lisbon. The village ...

Praia da Pipa

Praia da Pipa is a beach within the Municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is on the western Seaboard in the north west of the Algarve. The beach is 6.8 miles south west of the village of Aljezur, and is 71.7 miles north wes ...

Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha is a beach and built up area on the Atlantic Ocean in the southern section of the concelho of Portimão, Algarve, southern Portugal. Nearby Praia dos Tres Castelos beach is well known for the bizarre and dramatic limestone rock form ...

Praia de Samouqueira

Praia de Samouqueira a beach within the Municipality of Aljezur, in the Algarve, Portugal. The beach is on the western Seaboard in the extreme north west of the Algarve. The beach is 2.3 miles north west of the village and municipality of Rogil, ...

São Clemente (Loule)

São Clemente is a Portuguese civil parish in the municipality of Loule. The church of St. Clemente Portuguese: Igreja Matriz de São Clemente is the oldest and most important church in Loule. It dates back to the second half of 13th century and wa ...

Serra de Monchique

The Serra de Monchique is a chain of mountains in the western part of the Algarve region of Portugal, about 20 km inshore. The chains highest point is the peak of Foia, at 902 m. 774 m high Picota is another notable peak.

Cabo Carvoeiro

The Cabo Carvoeiro lies on the Atlantic coast, along the westernmost point of the Peniche Peninsula, in the civil parish of Peniche, Portuguese Oeste region. Opposite the archipelago of the Berlengas, the cape is integrated into a natural terrest ...

Lagoa de Obidos

The Lagoa de Obidos is a lagoon that extends between the municipalities of Obidos and Caldas da Rainha, in the Oeste subregion of Portugal. It is situated in a shallow depression, defined by unstable irregular contours close to the sea; it is a n ...

Louriçal

Louriçal is a Portuguese freguesia of Pombal municipality. The population in 2011 was 4.645, in an area of 47.66 km². In the past it was a parish of Roman Catholic Diocese of Coimbra. It was the municipality seat town until 1855. It comprises the ...

Salir do Porto

Salir do Porto is a former civil parish in the municipality of Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Tornada e Salir do Porto. The civil parish has an area of 9.86 square kilometres and had a population of 797 ...

Serra do Bouro

Serra do Bouro is a former civil parish in the municipality of Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Caldas da Rainha - Santo Onofre e Serra do Bouro. The civil parish had an area of 18.21 square kilometres an ...

Aeroporto (Lisbon Metro)

Aeroporto is the terminal station on the Red Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station was built to serve Lisbon Airport. The station, designed by the architect Leopoldo de Almeida Rosa, opened in July 17, 2012 in conjunction with the Encarnação and ...

Alameda (Lisbon Metro)

Alameda is a station on the Green and Red Lines of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located on Avenida Almirante Reis at Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques, east of the Instituto Superior Tecnico.

Alges (Oeiras)

Alges is a former civil parish in the municipality of Oeiras, in Lisbon metropolitan area, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Alges, Linda-a-Velha e Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo. The population in 2011 was 22.273, in an area of 1.9 ...

Almoçageme

Almoçageme is a village on the Portuguese municipality of Sintra and in the Freguesia of Colares. The name Almoçageme is obviously Arab in origin – the Iberian peninsula is packed with Muslim toponyms that are a legacy of the five hundred years t ...

Alto do Pina (Lisbon)

Alto do Pina was a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Lisbon. It had a population of 10.253 inhabitants and a total area of 0.82 km². With the 2012 Administrative Reform, the parish merged with the São João de Deus parish into a ne ...

Alto dos Moinhos (Lisbon Metro)

Alto dos Moinhos station is part of the Blue Line of the Lisbon Metro and is located close to Benfica stadium in Lisbon. It is 8km from the Lisbon neighbourhood of the same name.

Alvalade (Lisbon Metro)

Alvalade is a station on the Green Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located under Av. de Roma, at the intersection with Av. da Igreja in the Alvalade neighbourhood.

Alverca do Ribatejo

Alverca do Ribatejo is a city and a former civil parish in the municipality of Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Alverca do Ribatejo e Sobralinho. It covers an area of 17.89 square kilometres 6.91 sq mi ...

Amadora Este (Lisbon Metro)

The station opened in May 15, 2004, in conjunction with the Alfornelos station, and it is located on Praça São Silvestre. Built over it is an important bus terminal. The architectural design of the station is by Leopoldo de Almeida Rosa.

Areeiro (Lisbon Metro)

Areeiro is a station on the Green Line of the Lisbon Metro serving the Areeiro neighbourhood. The station is located in the Praça Francisco Sa Carneiro, just south of the Roma-Areeiro railway station.

Arroios (Lisbon Metro)

Arroios is a temporarily closed station on the Green Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located in the Almirante Reis Avenue, in Arroios neighbourhood.

Azueira e Sobral da Abelheira

Azueira e Sobral da Abelheira is a civil parish in the municipality of Mafra, Portugal. It was formed in 2013 by the merger of the former parishes Azueira and Sobral da Abelheira. The population in 2011 was 4.316, in an area of 30.63 km².

Baixa-Chiado (Lisbon Metro)

Baixa-Chiado is an interchange station where the Blue and Green Lines of the Lisbon Metro connect, being located under Rua Ivens between Baixa and Chiado, hence its name.

Bucelas

Bucelas is a civil parish in the municipality of Loures, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 4.663, in an area of 33.97 km². The town is known for its Bucelas DOC wine. A museum in the centre of the town gives a good description of the history o ...

Buraca

Buraca is a former civil parish, located in the municipality of Amadora, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish of Aguas Livres. As of the 2011 Census, it had a population of 15 892. It had an area of 1.66 square kilometers. The ...

Cabo Ruivo (Lisbon Metro)

Cabo Ruivo is a station on the Red Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located on Av. Padua, near the intersection with Av. Infante Dom Henrique serving the Cabo Ruivo area of the city.

Cais do Sodre (Lisbon Metro)

Cais do Sodre is a station on the Green Line of the Lisbon Metro. It is located in the Praça Duque da Terceira, connecting to the Cais do Sodre railway station and with a boat station (allowing for quick travel between Lisbon and Cacilhas, Seixal ...

Campo Grande (Lisbon Metro)

Campo Grande is an elevated interchange station on the Yellow and Green Lines of the Lisbon Metro. It has a large bus terminal at ground level and is located on Rua Cipriano Dourado just north of Avenida General Norton de Matos in the Lisbon pari ...

Campo Grande (Lisbon)

Campo Grande was a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Lisbon. At the administrative reorganization of Lisbon on 8 December 2012 it became part of the parish Alvalade.

Carcavelos

Carcavelos was, until 2013, a civil parish in the Portuguese municipality of Cascais, about 12 kilometres west of Lisbon. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Carcavelos e Parede. The parish was known for the Carcavelos wine. With the d ...

Carnaxide

Carnaxide is a former civil parish in the municipality of Oeiras, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Carnaxide e Queijas. The population in 2011 was 25.911, in an area of 6.51 km². It was elevated to town on August 16, 1991. ...

Chelas (Lisbon Metro)

Chelas Metro is a metro station on the Red Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located in Marvila, at the intersection of Av. Dr. Augusto de Castro and Rua Engenheiro Rodrigues de Carvalho, close to the Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Li ...

Cidade Universitaria (Lisbon Metro)

The station opened on October 14, 1988. It is located on Avenida Professor Gama Pinto. It serves the main campus of the University of Lisbon, hence its name. The architectural design of the original station is by Sanchez.

Colegio Militar/Luz (Lisbon Metro)

The station opened on 14 October 1988, in conjunction with the Alto dos Moinhos and Laranjeiras stations, and it is located on Avenida do Colegio Militar, close to the military school from which it takes its name. Built over it is an important bu ...

Encarnação (Lisbon Metro)

Encarnação is a station on the Red Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located under Rua General Silva Freire in the parish of Encarnação, a densely populated residential neighbourhood of northern Lisbon. The station, designed by the archite ...

Praia do Guincho

Praia do Guincho is a popular Atlantic beach located on Portugals Estoril coast, 5 km from the town of Cascais, and is located in the municipality of Cascais, more precisely in the parishes of Cascais and Alcabideche, in the District of Lisbon. G ...

Lapa (Lisbon)

Lapa is a former parish in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It has a total area of 0.72 km 2 and total population of 8.671 inhabitants ; density: 12.026.4 inhabitants/km 2. At the administrative reorganization of Lisbon on 8 December 2012 it ...

Loures (parish)

Loures is a civil parish in the municipality of Loures, Portugal. It is an urban parish, part of the city of Loures. The population in 2011 was 26.769, in an area of 32.82 km².

Lumiar (Lisbon Metro)

It opened in March 27, 2004, in conjunction with the Odivelas, Senhor Roubado, Ameixoeira and Quinta das Conchas stations, and it is located on Estrada da Torre. The architectural design of the station is by Dinis Gomes.

Massama

Massama is a former civil parish in the municipality of Sintra, Lisbon District, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Massama e Monte Abraão. The population in 2011 was 28.112, in an area of 2.78 km². It was separated from Que ...

Matacães

Matacães is a former civil parish in the municipality of Torres Vedras, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Torres Vedras e Matacães. It is 50 km north of Lisbon. The name Matacães has a literal translation of "kill dogs" or ...

Moscavide (Lisbon Metro)

Moscavide is a station on the Red Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is in the parish of Moscavide in the Municipality of Loures, bordering Lisbon, and is located in Rua João Pinto Ribeiro beside Estadio Alfredo Marques Augusto. The station, d ...

Odivelas (Lisbon Metro)

It opened in March 27, 2004, in conjunction with the Senhor Roubado, Ameixoeira, Lumiar and Quinta das Conchas stations, and it is located on Rua Professor Doutor Egas Moniz. The architectural design of the station is by Paulo Brito da Silva.

Olaias (Lisbon Metro)

Olaias is a station on the Red Line of the Lisbon Metro. The station is located on Rua de Olivença southeast of Avenida Engenheiro Arantes e Oliveira in the Olaias neighbourhood to the north east of central Lisbon.

Olhalvo

Olhalvo is a parish of the municipality of Alenquer, in western Portugal. Its population 2011 was 1.907. Olhalvo has an area of 8.30 km².