Misericórdia

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Misericórdia
Misericórdia is located in Portugal
Misericórdia
Misericórdia
Coordinates: 38°42′40″N 9°08′53″W / 38.711°N 9.148°W / 38.711; -9.148Coordinates: 38°42′40″N 9°08′53″W / 38.711°N 9.148°W / 38.711; -9.148
CountryPortugal
RegionLisbon
Metropolitan areaLisbon
DistrictLisbon
MunicipalityLisbon
Area
 • Total2.19 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total13,044
 • Density6,000/km2 (15,000/sq mi)

Misericórdia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˌmizɨɾiˈkɔɾdjɐ]; English: Mercy) is a Portuguese 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 Mercês, Santa Catarina, Encarnação and São Paulo.[1] The population in 2011 was 13,044,[2] in an area of 2.19 km².[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of the new parishes of Lisbon" (pdf). Diário de Noticias newspaper (in Portuguese). Retrieved 27 October 2013.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. ^ Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país