Areeiro (Lisbon)

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Areeiro
Civil parish
Fonte Luminosa, a landmark in the Areeiro parish
Fonte Luminosa, a landmark in the Areeiro parish
Areeiro (Lisboa) localização.svg
Coordinates: 38°44′31″N 9°08′02″W / 38.742°N 9.134°W / 38.742; -9.134Coordinates: 38°44′31″N 9°08′02″W / 38.742°N 9.134°W / 38.742; -9.134
Country Portugal
Region Lisbon
Subregion Grande Lisboa
Metropolitan area Lisbon
District Lisbon
Municipality Lisbon
Area
 • Total 1.74 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,131
 • Density 12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Patron John of God and the Twelve Apostles
Website http://www.jf-areeiro.pt/

Areeiro (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈɾjɐjɾu]) is a Portuguese freguesia ("civil parish"), located in the municipality of Lisbon. This new parish was created with the 2012 Administrative Reform of Lisbon, merging the former parishes of Alto do Pina and São João de Deus.[1] The population in 2011 was 20,131,[2] in an area of 1.74 km².[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 56/2012, pages 6454-6460" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. ^ Direção-Geral do Território[permanent dead link]