Carregado

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Carregado
Parish
Coat of arms of Carregado
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Alenquer
Area
 • Total 15.52 km2 (5.99 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,066
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Website none

Carregado (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐʁɨˈɡadu]) is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Alenquer. It has a population of 9,066 inhabitants and a total area of 15.52 km². The town is a north-east exurb of Lisbon.

The railway between Carregado and Lisbon was the first line to be built in Portugal; it opened in 1856.

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Coordinates: 39°01′N 8°58′W / 39.017°N 8.967°W / 39.017; -8.967