Conceição e Estoi

Conceição e Estoi is a civil parish in the municipality of Faro, part of the Portuguese Algarve, formed in 2013 from the merger of the former parishes Conceição and Estoi.[1] The population in 2011 was 8,176,[2] in an area of 68.40 km².[3]

Conceição e Estoi
Conceição e Estoi is located in Portugal
Conceição e Estoi
Conceição e Estoi
Location in Portugal
Coordinates: 37°3′36″N 7°55′12″W / 37.06000°N 7.92000°W / 37.06000; -7.92000Coordinates: 37°3′36″N 7°55′12″W / 37.06000°N 7.92000°W / 37.06000; -7.92000
Country Portugal
RegionAlgarve
Intermunic. comm.Algarve
DistrictFaro
MunicipalityFaro
Area
 • Total68.40 km2 (26.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total8,176
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
WebsiteJunta Freguesia

ArchitectureEdit

  • Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Portuguese: Igreja Paroquial da Conceição de Faro/Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição); a Manueline era religious building classified as a Monumento de Interesso Público (Monument of Public Interest).[4] Associated with the late-Renaissance and 19th century, the longitudinal plan includes single nave and main chapel with triumphal arch and vaulted ceiling on corbels.[4] In addition, the church is known for its late-Renaissance portal, main facade and neoclassical bell tower, as well as its architectural sobriety contrasting with the decoration of the triumphal arch and cover of the chancel in starry vault.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diário da República. "Law nr. 11-A/2013, page 552 48" (pdf) (in Portuguese). Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. ^ "Áreas das freguesias, concelhos, distritos e país". Archived from the original on 2018-11-05. Retrieved 2018-11-05.
  4. ^ a b c Lameira, Francisco; Oliveira, Lina (2007), SIPA (ed.), Igreja Paroquial da Conceição de Faro/Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição (IPA.00004502/PT050805010048) (in Portuguese), Lisbon, Portugal: SIPA – Sistema de Informação para o Património Arquitectónico, retrieved 28 August 2018