Loures

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Loures, Portugal
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Flag of Loures, Portugal
Coat of arms of Loures, Portugal
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Coordinates: 38°50′N 9°10′W / 38.833°N 9.167°W / 38.833; -9.167Coordinates: 38°50′N 9°10′W / 38.833°N 9.167°W / 38.833; -9.167
Country Portugal
RegionLisboa
Metropolitan areaLisbon
DistrictLisbon
Parishes10
Government
 • PresidentBernardino Soares (CDU)
Area
 • Total167.24 km2 (64.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total199,494
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Local holidayJuly 26
Websitehttp://www.cm-loures.pt

Loures (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈlowɾɨʃ] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a city in the central Portuguese Grande Lisboa Subregion. It is 13 km to the north of Lisbon. It was created on 26 July 1886. The population in 2011 was 199,494,[1] in an area of 167.24 km².[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  2. "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.