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The Algarve is the southernmost region of mainland Portugal,
incorporating 16 municipalities.
The capital is the city of Faro.
Other cities are Albufeira, Lagoa, Lagos, Loulé, Olhão, Silves,
Tavira, and Vila Real de Santo António.
Quarteira, which is a town and a parish in the Loulé municipality,
is another town with 'city' (Portuguese cidade) status,
but its population varies greatly from season to season.
The Algarve is one of the regions of Portugal according to
NUTS II subdivisions.
The region coincides with the district of Faro, and has as its
administrative centre the town of Faro, where are located both
the region's international airport (Faro/Algarve Airport) [FAO] and
public university (the University of the Algarve).
Tourism and related activities are extensive and make up the bulk
of the Algarve's summer economy.
Fish, seafood and fruit production, which includes oranges,
carob beans, figs and almonds, are important activities in the region.
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