Algés (Oeiras)

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Algés
Coat of arms of Algés
Coat of arms
Algés is located in Portugal
Algés
Algés
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 38°42′00″N 9°13′59″W / 38.7°N 9.233°W / 38.7; -9.233Coordinates: 38°42′00″N 9°13′59″W / 38.7°N 9.233°W / 38.7; -9.233
Country Portugal
RegionLisboa
Metropolitan areaLisbon
DistrictLisbon
MunicipalityOeiras
Disbanded2013
Area
 • Total1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total22,273
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)
Postal code
8A Rua Parque dos Anjos (8A) P-1495-100 Algés
Algés

Algés (Portuguese pronunciation: [aɫˈʒɛʃ]) is a former civil parish in the municipality of Oeiras, in Lisbon metropolitan area, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Algés, Linda-a-Velha e Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo.[1] The population in 2011 was 22,273,[2] in an area of 1.98 km².[3] The parish is located near the Tagus river, between the town of Oeiras and the capital city of Lisbon. It is also a part of the Greater Lisbon Area. It is mostly a residential suburb.

Algés was elevated to a town on August 16, 1991, and the parish was officially created on June 11, 1993, after separating from the parish of Carnaxide.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 82" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística
  3. ^ Eurostat Archived 2014-09-06 at the Wayback Machine