Almada

Almada (Portuguese pronunciation: [alˈmaðɐ] (listen)) is a city and a municipality in Portugal, located on the southern margin of the Tagus River, on the opposite side of the river from Lisbon. The two cities are connected by the 25 de Abril Bridge. The population in 2011 was 174,030,[1] in an area of 70.21 km2.[2] The urbanized center had a population of 101,500 in 2001.[3]

Almada
Coordinates: 38°40′49″N 9°9′30″W
Country Portugal
RegionLisboa
Metropolitan areaLisbon
DistrictSetúbal
Parishes5
Government
  PresidentInês de Medeiros (PS)
Area
  Total70.21 km2 (27.11 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (108 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)
  Total174,030
  Density2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Postal code
2805
Area code21
PatronSão João Baptista
Websitehttp://www.m-almada.pt