Alfragide

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Alfragide
Parish
Alfragide is located in Portugal
Alfragide
Alfragide
Coordinates: 38°44′02″N 9°13′05″W / 38.734°N 9.218°W / 38.734; -9.218Coordinates: 38°44′02″N 9°13′05″W / 38.734°N 9.218°W / 38.734; -9.218
Country Portugal
Region Lisbon
Subregion Grande Lisboa
Metropolitan area Lisbon
District Lisbon
Municipality Amadora
Area
 • Total 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,044
 • Density 6,800/km2 (18,000/sq mi)

Alfragide (Portuguese pronunciation: [aɫfɾɐˈʒidɨ]) is a parish in Amadora Municipality. The population in 2011 was 17,044,[1] in an area of 2.51 km².[2]

Its patron is Our Lady of Fatima.

In the extreme south of the parish is located in the first IKEA store in Portugal as part of a major shopping areas of Lisbon. This shopping area also extends to the parishes of Buraca and, specially, Carnaxide (Oeiras).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. ^ Direção-Geral do Território[permanent dead link]