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Lapa (district of São Paulo)

Lapa is a district in the subprefecture of the same name in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

Category:Districts of São Paulo


Lapa ( Turkish) or lapas ( Greek λαπάς) is a kind of rice porridge or gruel eaten in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire. It is made of just rice, water, and salt and has the consistency of a thick soup.

In Greek cuisine, it is used as a remedy for diarrhea, served with lemon juice.

Lapa (structure)

A lapa is a structure that is popular in South Africa. It usually consists of a thatched roof supported by wooden poles. Lapas are commonly used as semi-open entertainment areas.

It is sometimes misspelled as lapha. Lapa can suitably be accepted as a variant of the widely known gazebo.

Category:Buildings and structures in South Africa

Lapa (Lisbon)

Lapa is a former parish ( freguesia) in the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal. It has a total area of 0.72 km² and total population of 8,671 inhabitants (2001); density: 12,026.4 hab/km². At the administrative reorganization of Lisbon on 8 December 2012 it became part of the parish Estrela.

It was created on February 11, 1770, by the Cardinal patriarch of Lisbon Francisco de Saldanha da Gama.

This parish of Lisbon concentrates a large number of embassies of foreign countries in Portugal, in particular, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Finland, Indonesia, Ireland, Luxembourg, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Netherlands, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

It is also the site of the Assembly of the Republic and the official residence of the Prime Minister of Portugal.

Lapa (instrument)

The lapa is a wind instrument originating in 19th century China. It is made of metal and is similar to the shape of an oboe. The lapa is usually 94 centimeters in length.