Alvor is a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Portimão , with 15.25 km ² and 6154 inhabitants (2011 ). Density : 403.5 inhabitants / km ².
Limited to the following parishes: Mexilhoeira Large ( N ) , Portimão ( E) Odiáxere and ( O).
Land of seafaring and fishing , deep religious beliefs , marked by the Mother Church , from which it highlights its main portico of great decorative wealth , has always been subject to the misfortunes of toil and misfortunes of the sea. Today , along with fishing craft oriented , catering , trade and tourism are the main economic activities.