Campolide

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Campolide
Civil parish
Campolide railway station
Campolide railway station
Coat of arms of Campolide
Coat of arms
Campolide is located in Portugal
Campolide
Campolide
Coordinates: 38°43′37″N 9°09′43″W / 38.727°N 9.162°W / 38.727; -9.162Coordinates: 38°43′37″N 9°09′43″W / 38.727°N 9.162°W / 38.727; -9.162
Country Portugal
Region Lisbon
Subregion Grande Lisboa
Metropolitan area Lisbon
District Lisbon
Municipality Lisbon
Area
 • Total 2.77 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,460
 • Density 5,600/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Website http://www.jfcampolide.com/

Campolide (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐ̃puˈliðɨ]) is a Portuguese civil parish (freguesia) in the municipality of Lisbon. It was created on February 7, 1959. The population in 2011 was 15,460,[1] in an area of 2.77 km².[2]

Campolide was the site of a major battle on 5 September 1833, when the forces of Dom Miguel attacked those of Dom Pedro, as Pedro attempted to wrest back control of Portugal from his brother.[3]

Panorama[edit]

Panorama a partir de do Aqueduto das Águas Livres.

Main sites[edit]

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]
  3. ^ Neill Macaulay, Dom Pedro. The Struggle for Liberty in Brazil and Portugal, 1798-1834 (Durham: Duke University Press, 1986), p. 292