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Olhao the fishing town

Olhão or Olhão da Restauração, is a city and a municipality in the Algarve region, in southern Portugal It is located near Faro, which is the district's capital and the capital of the Algarve. It is mostly a fishing port city ("Bela" (sardinhas) [sardines] are canned in Olhão). Faro, Olhão, Loulé, and Tavira form an urban conurbation around the city of Faro, in Sotavento, in eastern and central Algarve.

The municipality of Olhão has a total area of 130.9 km² and 42,272 inhabitants. The city itself has a population of approximately 31,100. Olhão includes a mainland part and the Armona island. It borders the municipality of Tavira in the north and the east, by the municipality of Faro in the west, the municipality of São Brás de Alportel in the northeast, and the Atlantic Ocean in the south.