Photographer's Note

Sintra (formerly Cintra) is a town and municipio
Portuguese 25 km northwest of Lisbon in the district of Lisbon (Lisbon region and sub-region of the Great Lisbon). The perfect harmony between nature and heritage of the city has led UNESCO to classify the city Cultural Heritage in the category 'Cultural Landscape', in 1995.

The population of the town (vila in Portuguese) is 33 000, that of the municipio (township) is 377 835 inhabitants.

Sintra is the second 'município the most populous in Portugal and its territory includes 20' parishes' which is the most populous of Algueirão-Mem Martins with 66,250 inhabitants.

This panoramic photograph is a blend of six images taken in portrait mode.

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