Alcochete, Portugal

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Alcochete (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐɫkuˈʃet(ɨ)]) is a municipality in Portugal. The population in 2011 was 17,569, in an area of 128.36 km². The municipality is composed of three parishes and is located in Setúbal District. The present mayor is Luís Franco, elected by the Democratic Unity Coalition. The municipal holiday is June 24. The largest outlet mall in the Iberian Peninsula, Freeport Designer Outlet, is just outside town. Alcochete is known for its bullfighting tradition and its proximity to the longest bridge in Europe, the Vasco da Gama Bridge. The actual site of present-day Alcochete was already occupied during Roman times with a clay production facility. Its name is thought to derive from the Arabic word for oven for reasons not yet understood. It became a vacation site preferred by the Portuguese royalty and the future king D. Manuel I was born in the village. It has experienced major development due to the construction of the Vasco da Gama Bridge. On January 10, 2008, Portuguese... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
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