Alverca do Ribatejo

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Coordinates: 38°53′24″N 09°02′24″W / 38.89000°N 9.04000°W / 38.89000; -9.04000

Alverca do Ribatejo
Parish
Coat of arms of Alverca do Ribatejo
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Vila Franca de Xira Municipality
Area
 • Total 17.89 km2 (6.91 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,086
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)

Alverca do Ribatejo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɫˈvɛɾkɐ ðu ʁiβɐˈtɛʒu]) is a city (cidade) and a parish (freguesia) in Vila Franca de Xira Municipality in Portugal. It covers an area of 17.89 km² and had a population of 29,086 as of 2001. It was promoted to city status in 1990. It is a city and a suburb near the Tagus River (rio Tejo), in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. The aerospace company OGMA - Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal is based there.

Grande Lisboa / Greater Lisbon