The Campo Pequeno Arena in Avenidas Novas, Lisbon
|• Total||2.99 km2 (1.15 sq mi)|
|• Density||7,200/km2 (19,000/sq mi)|
|Patron||Our Lady of Fátima and Saint Sebastian|
Avenidas Novas (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐvɨˈniðɐʒ ˈnɔvɐʃ]; English: New Avenues) 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 Nossa Senhora de Fátima and São Sebastião da Pedreira. The population in 2011 was 21,625, in an area of 2.99 km².
"Avenidas Novas" was the known designation of Lisbon's expansion towards north by the end of the 19th century and first half of the 20th century, when several avenues connected the historical centre of the city with several places located nearby, that became part of the city limits. The avenues crossed mainly rural areas, allowing a significant urban expansion.
|This Lisbon location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|