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Wednesday, 16 October 2019
 
 
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Faro, the capital of the Algarve is situated on the south coast of the country. It was already a important port at the time of Musslims invasion. Was later conquered by D. Afonso III. Almost destroyed by the english in 1596, when under spanish domination, suffered severely in the earth- quakes of 1722 and 1755 losing part of its heritage.

Faro, a capital do Algarve, está situada na costa sul do país. Era já um importante porto no tempo das invasões muçulmanas, tendo sido mais tarde conquistada por D. Afonso III. Quase destruída pelos ingleses em 1596, quando Portugal esteve sob domínio espanhol, sofreu graves danos durante os terramotos de 1722 e 1755 , perdendo parte do seu património.

Area (Km2): 201,3
População / Population: 51.790
Freguesias / Parishes: Conceição, Estói, Stª Bárbara de Nexe, São Pedro, Sé, Montenegro


Locais de visita / Places to see:
The Cathedral Square, Old Town, the palace of Estoi, the ruins of Milreu
O largo da Catedral, a cidade velha, Palácio de Estoi, Ruínas de Milreu


Artesanato / Handicraft:
Ceramics and Wicker-work.
Cerâmica e trabalhos em verga.


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