Algarve

The Algarve is the southernmost region of , on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It is Portugal's most popular holiday destination due to the approximately 200 km of clean beaches, the cool, unpolluted water, and the fact that it is relatively cheap, very safe, and overall welcoming.
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Popular Destinations

is a city in the Algarve region of that is a popular sun destination in the summer, and a base for exploring the surrounding area. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the second biggest city in the Algarve, , and famous for its fresh fish restaurants, grilled sardines being the most famous dish. Photo: Vitor Oliveira, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a city of 31,000 people in the Algarve, in the south of . Photo: Jose A., CC BY 2.0.

is a city and municipality in the district of . Photo: Jose A., CC BY 2.0.

Destinations

is a city in the Algarve region of . Photo: Pedro Rosa 7, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in the Algarve. It was the capital of the nominal Kingdom of the Algarve and is of great historical importance. Photo: Hovallef, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in the district of and one of the commercial centres of the southernmost region of continental . Photo: Michael Gaylard, CC BY 2.0.

is a city of around 19,000 in the Algarve region of Portugal, it sits on the eastern bank of the Guadiana river which forms the border to . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a fishing port of 45,000 people in the Algarve. Photo: Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a municipality in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. Photo: Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the southwesternmost point of and of , in Barlavento, western Algarve, a beach destination with some nice churches, lighthouses and forts. Photo: Luc.T, CC BY 2.0.

is a town and municipality of the District of Faro and Algarve region, in . Photo: muffinn, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in the Algarve with a medieval castle, a popular medieval festival in the last week of August, and local festivals in September. Photo: Stevenfruitsmaak, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a spa town in the Algarve. is the main town of the Serra de , the mountain range that separates the Algarve from and the rest of Portugal to the north. Photo: Jose A., CC BY 2.0.

is a Portuguese civil parish, in the municipality of in the Algarve. Photo: Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a freguesia in , in the southern Algarve region of Portugal. Photo: Bryan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in Algarve. , or more commonly known as Praia de , is a Portuguese civil parish/freguesia in the municipality/concelho of , about 5 km south of the city. Photo: Bengt Nyman, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town and resort in the Western Algarve 6 km west of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a small, isolated beach and fishing town in Budens, , in the Algarve. Photo: Bengt Nyman, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Algarve

Latitude of center
37.1885° or 37° 11' 18.6" north
Longitude of center
-8.1564° or 8° 9' 23.1" west
Population
411,000
Elevation
74 metres (243 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2271989

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Algarve
  • Arabic: Algarve
  • Arabic: الغرب
  • Armenian: Ալգարվե
  • Basque: Algarbe
  • Basque: Algarve
  • Basque: Algarveko erregio
  • Basque: Algarveko eskualde
  • Belarusian: Алгарві
  • Breton: Algarve
  • Bulgarian: Алгарв
  • Bulgarian: Алгарве
  • Bulgarian: Алгарви
  • Catalan: Algarve
  • Chinese: 阿尔加维
  • Chinese: 阿尔加维大区
  • Chinese: 阿爾加威
  • Chinese: 阿爾加維
  • Chinese: 阿爾加維省
  • Croatian: Algarve
  • Czech: Algarve
  • Czech: Algarves
  • Czech: Algavre
  • Danish: Algarve
  • Dutch: Algarve
  • English: Al-Gharb
  • English: Kingdom of the Algarve
  • Esperanto: Algarve
  • Estonian: Algarve
  • Finnish: Algarve
  • French: Algarve
  • Galician: Algarve
  • Georgian: ალგარვი
  • German: Algarve
  • German: Região do Algarve
  • Greek: Αλγκάρβε
  • Hebrew: אלגארבה
  • Hebrew: אלגארווה
  • Hebrew: אלגרבה
  • Hebrew: אלגרווה
  • Hungarian: Algarve
  • Icelandic: Algarve
  • Indonesian: Algarve
  • Irish: Algarve
  • Italian: Algarve
  • Japanese: アルガルヴェ
  • Japanese: アルガルヴェ地方
  • Japanese: アルガルヴェ王国
  • Japanese: アルガルヴェ都市間共同体
  • Korean: 알가르베
  • Korean: 알가르베 지방
  • Korean: 알가르브
  • Korean: 알가르브 지방
  • Lithuanian: Algarvė
  • Luxembourgish: Algarve
  • Macedonian: Алгарве
  • Malay: Algarve
  • Mirandese: Algarbe
  • Mongolian: Алгерви
  • Northern Frisian: Algarve
  • Norwegian: Algarve
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Algarve
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Algarvekysten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Algarve
  • Occitan (post 1500): Algarve
  • Persian: الگاروه
  • Polish: Algarve
  • Portuguese: Algarve
  • Portuguese: Província do Algarve
  • Portuguese: Reino do Algarve
  • Portuguese: antiga província histórica de Portugal
  • Portuguese: região NUTS 2 de Portugal
  • Portuguese: região NUTS 3 de Portugal
  • Portuguese: região NUTS III de Portugal
  • Portuguese: região NUTS II de Portugal
  • Romanian: Algarve
  • Russian: Алгарве
  • Russian: Алгарви
  • Russian: Альгарбия
  • Russian: Альгарве
  • Russian: Альгарви
  • Scots: Algarve
  • Serbian: Алгарве
  • Slovak: Algarve
  • Slovenian: Algarve
  • Spanish: Algarbe
  • Spanish: Algarve
  • Spanish: El Algarve
  • Swedish: Algarve
  • Swedish: Algarvekusten
  • Thai: อัลการ์วึ
  • Turkish: Algarve
  • Ukrainian: Алгарве
  • Ukrainian: Альгарв
  • Ukrainian: Альгарві
  • Ukrainian: Альґарв
  • Ukrainian: Альґарві
  • Ukrainian: Алґарве
  • Urdu: الغرب
  • Venetian: Algarve
  • Vietnamese: Algarve
  • Welsh: Algarve
  • Wu Chinese: 阿尔加维

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