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Alverca do Ribatejo

Alverca do Ribatejo
Parish
Coat of arms of Alverca do Ribatejo
Coat of arms
Country Portugal
Municipality Vila Franca de Xira Municipality
Disbanded 2013
Area
 • Total 17.89 km2 (6.91 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 31,070
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)

Alverca do Ribatejo (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a city (cidade) and a former civil parish in the municipality of Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Alverca do Ribatejo e Sobralinho.[1]

It covers an area of 17.89 square kilometres (6.91 sq mi) and as of 2011 had a population of 31,070, making it the largest city in the municipality of Vila Franca de Xira. It was promoted to city status in 1990. It is a city and a suburb near the Tagus River (rio Tejo), in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. The aerospace company OGMA - Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal is based here.

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