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Albufeira (parish)

Albufeira is a former civil parish, located in Albufeira Municipality, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Albufeira e Olhos de Água. It has a population of 16,237 (2001) and an area of 26.49 km². It belongs to the city of Albufeira.


Albufeira is a city, seat and municipality in the district of Faro, in the southernmost Portuguese region of the Algarve. The municipality population in 2011 was 40,828, in an area of 140.66 km². The city proper had a population of 13,646 in 2001. It is from Lisbon, and is within close proximity of Paderne Castle. Lagos is located to the west, and Faro to the south-east. A tourist destination (due to its coastal conditions), Albufeira expands to approximately 300,000 residents during the summer and during New Year celebrations, owing to the number of hotels and lodgings in the district, that includes marina facilities, golf courses, restaurants and bars for the annual flood of visitors.