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Coat of arms of Boliqueime
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Loulé
 • Total 41.46 km2 (16.01 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 4,473
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Website none

Boliqueime is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Loulé.[1] It is located at 37°7'60N 8°9'0W and has an altitude of 43 m (144 ft),[2] the population of the parish is 4,473 inhabitants with a total area of 41.46 km².

Aníbal Cavaco Silva, who was elected president of Portugal in 2006, was born in this village in 1939.

Located in central Algarve, 20 km from Faro airport it is a well preserved small village 5 minutes away from the inland typical village of Loulé and the coast villages of Vilamoura and Albufeira


  1. ^ Detail Regional Map, Algarve- Southern Portugal, ISBN 3-8297-6235-6
  2. ^ Location of Boliqueime - Falling Rain Genomics

Coordinates: 37°07′N 8°09′W / 37.117°N 8.150°W / 37.117; -8.150