Santa Luzia (Tavira)

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Santa Luzia
Coat of arms of Santa Luzia
Coat of arms
Santa Luzia is located in Portugal
Santa Luzia
Santa Luzia
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 37°06′04″N 7°39′40″W / 37.101°N 7.661°W / 37.101; -7.661Coordinates: 37°06′04″N 7°39′40″W / 37.101°N 7.661°W / 37.101; -7.661
Country Portugal
RegionAlgarve
Intermunic. comm.Algarve
DistrictFaro
MunicipalityTavira
Area
 • Total8.50 km2 (3.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,455
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneWET/WEST (UTC+0/+1)

Santa Luzia is a freguesia (parish) in the municipality of Tavira (Algarve, Portugal). The population in 2011 was 1,455,[1] in an area of 8.50 km².[2] It is considered the "capital do Polvo" or "capital of octopus" which is a local speciality.

A View of the harbour in Santa Luzia facing east

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