Amadora

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Amadora
Municipality
Aventura Park, Amadora.

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Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 38°44′N 9°14′W / 38.733°N 9.233°W / 38.733; -9.233Coordinates: 38°44′N 9°14′W / 38.733°N 9.233°W / 38.733; -9.233
Country  Portugal
Region Lisbon
Subregion Greater Lisbon
District/A.R. Lisbon
Government
 • Mayor Joaquim Raposo (PS)
Area
 • Total 23.8 km2 (9.2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 176,239
 • Density 7,405/km2 (19,180/sq mi)
Parishes (no.) 11
Municipal holiday
September 11

Amadora (ɐmɐˈðoɾɐ) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The city and municipality has 175,872 people in eleven freguesias (parishes). It has an area of 23.77 square kilometres. It is the most densely populated municipality of Portugal.

It is a suburb of Lisbon, and both cities share the same subway, bus and train network. It is a residential city, and the landscape includes apartments, parks and industrial areas. Amadora also has immigrants from Angola, Cape Verde and Brazil.

Each year, Amadora organizes the Amadora International Comics Festival.

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