Portimao in the
          Algarve





Portimao

Portimao is a town (Portuguese: cidade) and a municipality in the district of Faro, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. The population in 2011 was 55,614, in an area of 182.06 km². It was formerly known as Vila Nova de Portimão. In 1924, it was incorporated as a cidade and became known merely as Portimão.

Historically a fishing and shipbuilding centre, it has nonetheless developed into a strong tourist centre oriented along its beaches and southern coast. The two most populous towns in the Algarve are Portimão and Faro.

Portimão is the most important urbanized city in the Barlavento Algarvio (the western Algarve), supporting a size-able population with harbour and a small airfield (Aerodromo de Portimão) of its own (the larger Faro International Airport is in the nearby district capital of Faro.


Source: Wikipedia


Some Holiday Properties
In and Around Portimao



Camara Municipal Portimao...in the
                            Algarve



See Portimao holiday
rental properties HERE


Vila Real de Santo Antonio Vila Real de Santo Antonio Castro Marim Olhao Tavira Sao Bras de Alportel Faro Alcoutim Loule Silves Lagoa Portimao Monchique Lagos Vila do Bispo Aljezur Albufeira

Principal parishes & towns in the County of Portimao 
 
Alvor  |  Mexilhoeira Grande  |  Portimão