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Coat of arms of Carregado
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Alenquer
Disbanded 2013
 • Total 15.52 km2 (5.99 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,066
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)

Carregado (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐʁɨˈɡadu]) is a former civil parish, located in the municipality of Alenquer, in western Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Carregado e Cadafais.[1] It has a population of 9,066 inhabitants and a total area of 15.52 km². The town is a north-east exurb of Lisbon.

The railway between Carregado and Lisbon was the first line to be built in Portugal; it opened in 1856.

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  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 8" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 July 2014. 

Coordinates: 39°01′N 8°58′W / 39.017°N 8.967°W / 39.017; -8.967