🇵🇹 Figueira da Foz , also known as Figueira for short, is a city and a municipality in the Coimbra District, in Portugal. Practically at the midpoint of the Iberian Peninsula's Atlantic coast, it is located at the mouth of the Mondego River, 40 km (25 mi) west of Coimbra and sheltered by hills (Serra da Boa Viagem). It is the second largest city in the district of Coimbra. It is a coastal city with several beaches, summer and seaport facilities on the Atlantic Ocean coast. As a tourism city, it plays an important part in the centre of the country. A zone of legal gambling, one can find in Figueira one of the biggest casinos of the Iberian Peninsula – the Casino Figueira.
Figueira da Foz has a population of over 46,600 people. Figueira da Foz also forms the centre of the wider Figueira da Foz metropolitan area which has a population of over 62,125 people.
Twin Towns – Sister Cities Figueira da Foz is twinned with: 🇲🇿 Angoche, Nampula, Mozambique; 🇪🇸 Ciudad Rodrigo, Castile and León, Spain; 🇫🇷 Gradignan, Gironde, France; 🇵🇹 Mortágua, Viseu, Portugal; 🇺🇸 New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA; 🇨🇻 Praia, Santiago, Cabo Verde; 🇷🇺 Yevpatoria, Crimea, Ukraine.