Algés (Oeiras)

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Algés
Parish
Coat of arms of Algés
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Oeiras
Disbanded 2013
Area
 • Total 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 22,273
 • Density 11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Postal code 8A Rua Parque dos Anjos (8A) P-1495-100 Algés
Coordinates 38°42′00″N 9°13′59″W / 38.7°N 9.233°W / 38.7; -9.233Coordinates: 38°42′00″N 9°13′59″W / 38.7°N 9.233°W / 38.7; -9.233
Algés

Algés (Portuguese pronunciation: [aɫˈʒɛʃ]) is a former civil parish in the municipality of Oeiras, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Algés, Linda-a-Velha e Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo.[1] The population in 2011 was 22,273,[2] in an area of 1.98 km².[3] The parish is located near the Tagus river,and between the town of Oeiras and the capital city of Lisbon. It is also a part of the Greater Lisbon Area. It is mostly a residential suburb.

Algés was elevated to a town on August 16, 1991 and the parish was officially created on June 11, 1993 after separating from the parish of Carnaxide.

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