Located on the south bank of the Tagus Estuary, it is the gateway to Europe's most important wetland.see more
Almada, an ancient land with its own identity, has in its people the inspiration and action for a unique and fruitful culture. A territory with more than 870 years of existence, it overflows with history and a unique sense of belonging.see more
It was the first municipality created after April 25, on September 11, 1979. From prehistory to the 21st century, man has occupied the territory now known as Amadora, putting it to various uses.see more
It is located on the south bank of the Tagus Estuary. It has a strategic position as it is bathed by the Tagus and supported by an important road-rail-fluvial terminal.see more
Located to the west of the Tagus estuary, between the Sintra mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It has a 30-kilometer coastline that combines wild beaches with more urban ones and also combines the blue of the Atlantic Ocean with the green of the Serra de Sintra in a unique landscape.see more
Lisbon is the westernmost capital of the European continent, on the Atlantic coast and one of the main economic centers of the European continent.see more
Situated on the right bank of the River Tagus, the fertility of the land, the abundance of water and the purity of the countryside gave shape to this region of Saloia which, from King Afonso Henriques until the reign of King Maria II, was part of the city of Lisbon.see more
A land of experiences and emotions, from the blue of its waves to its natural greenery, from its vast historical and natural heritage to its flavors and traditions.see more
It is located on the left bank of the Tagus Estuary and has a waterfront of over 20 km. The origins of human occupation in the municipality of Moita date back to the early Neolithic period.see more
The history of the municipality of Montijo is closely linked to the River Tagus. The favorable natural conditions have been the origin of human presence since the Paleolithic period.see more
The Municipality of Odivelas, one of Portugal's newest municipalities, is made up of an extensive floodplain and hills, separated from each other by valleys.see more
Oeiras is a region that has always responded to the challenges of different periods in history. Today, it is technological and scientific development that brings the most qualified residents and workers to Oeiras, but back in prehistoric times, its strategic geographical position and the quality of its soils attracted the first agro-pastoral populations.see more
A land of contrasts, Palmela stretches between the Arrábida Nature Park and the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, between hectares of vineyards and hospitable villages, between ancient history and the convenience of metropolitan life.see more
A land of fishermen and manor houses, the municipality of Seixal has evolved over time, always with a close connection to the river, as it was through the river that products such as fish, cereals, salt, olive oil, wine, fruit and other raw materials were transported to the capital and even exported.see more
Inserted in the Arrábida limestone complex, the origins of the human occupation of the town of Sesimbra date back to the Lower Paleolithic, when the first communities settled around the waterways, taking advantage of the richness of the existing marine resources.see more
Records of human occupation in the municipality date back to prehistoric times. With the Roman presence, in the 1st to 4th centuries of our era, Cetóbriga was born, an important urban and industrial center, mainly linked to fish salting.see more
Sintra's natural landscape gives this mythical place a unique beauty. The green of the mountains and the blue of the sea merge, enchanting and inspiring its residents and visitors.see more
Vila Franca de Xira
A municipality that integrates urban and rural characteristics, its location allows it to enjoy a valuable natural heritage: from the beauty of the River Tagus to the Tagus Estuary Nature Reserve, from the splendor of the Lezírias to the grandeur of the Montes.see more
Discover the 18 municipalities of the aml
The Lisbon metropolitan area encompasses 18 municipalities: Alcochete, Almada, Amadora, Barreiro, Cascais, Lisboa, Loures, Mafra, Moita, Montijo, Odivelas, Oeiras, Palmela, Seixal, Sesimbra, Setúbal, Sintra and Vila Franca de Xira.
It is the most populous area in the country, with 2,871,133 inhabitants (2021 census), grouped into two sub-regions: Greater Lisbon and the Setúbal Peninsula.
The municipality in the metropolitan area with the most inhabitants is Lisbon (544,851), followed by Sintra (385,954) and Cascais (214,134). The municipalities with the least population are Alcochete (19,148), Sesimbra (52,465) and Montijo (55,732).