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Where is the Algarve?

Aerial view of Cape St. Vincent, the southwestern edge of the Algarve coast The Algarve is located in the southernmost area of continental Portugal and the southwesternmost area of the Iberian Peninsula and mainland Europe, covering an area of 4,997 km 2 (1,929 sq mi).

What is the Algarve Biomedical Center doing in October?

The Algarve Biomedical Center will promote, from the 7th to the 9th of October, its 4th Journeys, in Moura, with the theme Ageing Active and Healthy.

How do I contact the Algarve Tourism Board?

The Algarve Tourism Board has created two phone support lines for tourists in the region, which is open daily from 8am until 8pm to provide all information necessary 00351 931 125 106 or 00351 289 818 582.

What is the Algarve gastronomy?

The Algarve gastronomy dates back to the historical times of the Roman and Arabic presence, constituting, along with the climate of the region, one of the main points of tourist interest. The ingredients used reflect the fresh flavors of the sea and the pleasant and strong aromas of the countryside.

What is the geography like in Algarve?

Algarve, historical province of southern Portugal, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean (south and west) and the lower Guadiana River (east). Much of the interior upland region is of low productivity and is sparsely populated; the fertile coastal lowland is more densely inhabited.

What is the Algarve famous for?

Soaring cliffs, sea caves, golden beaches, scalloped bays and sandy islands draw over four million visitors to the Algarve each year. Surrounded on two sides by the Atlantic, its a paradise for surfers, especially along the refreshingly undeveloped west coast.

What is the western part of the Algarve called?

The western part of the Algarve is known as Barlavento and the east as Sotavento. The name is undoubtedly due to the prevailing wind on the south coast of the Algarve but the historical origin of these divisions is uncertain and quite remote.

How many cities are in the Algarve?

It has an area of 4,997 km 2 (1,929 sq mi) with 451,006 permanent inhabitants, and incorporates 16 municipalities. The region has its administrative centre in the city of Faro, where both the regions international airport (IATA: FAO) and public university, the University of Algarve, are located.

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