Amadora

municipality and city in Portugal

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.

Amadora
Aventura Park, Amadora.
Aventura Park, Amadora.
Flag of Amadora
Flag
Coat of arms of Amadora
Coat of arms
Location in Portugal
Location in Portugal
Amadora is located in Portugal
Amadora
Amadora
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
RegionLisbon
SubregionGreater Lisbon
District/A.R.Lisbon
Government
 • MayorJoaquim Raposo (PS)
Area
 • Total23.8 km2 (9.2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total176,239
 • Density7,405/km2 (19,180/sq mi)
Parishes (no.)11
Municipal holiday
September 11
Websitehttp://www.cm-amadora.pt

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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