Greater Metropolitan Area of the Algarve
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The Greater Metropolitan Area of the Algarve (Portuguese:Grande Área Metropolitana do Algarve) was an administrative division in Portugal. It had 16 municipalities (largest to smallest in number of inhabitants): Loulé, Faro, Portimão, Olhão, Silves, Albufeira, Lagos, Tavira, Lagoa, Vila Real de Santo António, São Brás de Alportel, Monchique, Castro Marim, Aljezur, Vila do Bispo and Alcoutim. Faro was the capital. By the 2001 census, its population was 391,819 inhabitants.