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Coat of arms of Boliqueime
Coat of arms
Boliqueime is located in Portugal
Coordinates: 37°07′59″N 8°09′32″W / 37.133°N 8.159°W / 37.133; -8.159Coordinates: 37°07′59″N 8°09′32″W / 37.133°N 8.159°W / 37.133; -8.159
Country Portugal
Region Algarve
Subregion Algarve
Intermunic. comm. Algarve
District Faro
Municipality Loulé
 • Total 46.21 km2 (17.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,973
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)

Boliqueime is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Loulé, in the region of the Algarve.[1] The population in 2011 was 4,973,[2] in an area of 46.21 km².[3] It has an altitude of 43 m (144 ft).[4]

Aníbal Cavaco Silva, who was elected president of Portugal in 2006, was born in this village in 1939.

Located in central Algarve, 20 km from Faro airport it is a well preserved small village 5 minutes away from the inland typical village of Loulé and the coast towns of Vilamoura and Albufeira