Loulé

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Loulé
Municipality
MuralhaLoule.JPG
Flag of Loulé
Flag
Coat of arms of Loulé
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 37°09′N 8°00′W / 37.150°N 8.000°W / 37.150; -8.000Coordinates: 37°09′N 8°00′W / 37.150°N 8.000°W / 37.150; -8.000
Country  Portugal
Region Algarve
Subregion Algarve
District/A.R. Faro
Government
 • Mayor Vítor Aleixo (PS)
Area
 • Total 764.2 km2 (295.1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 70,622
 • Density 92.3/km2 (239/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 9
Municipal holiday Ascension Day
date varies
Website http://www.cm-loule.pt

Loulé (Portuguese pronunciation: [loˈlɛ]) is a city and a municipality in Faro District in Portugal[1] with a total area of 764.2 km² and a total population of 70,622 inhabitants. The municipality containbs two cities: Loulé and Quarteira.

The present Mayor is Vítor Aleixo, elected by the Socialist Party. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day.

Parishes[edit]

Administratively, the municipality is divided into 9 civil parishes (freguesias):[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Detail Regional Map, Algarve- Southern Portugal, ISBN 3-8297-6235-6
  2. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 61" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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