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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Seixal is one of the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destinations that is located in Europe. Seixal is a municipality in Portugal with a total area of 96.0 square kilometers and a total population of 161,327 inhabitants. The municipality is composed of 6 parishes, and is located in the district of Setubal. The area is 95.5 square kilometers. Its total population is 164,715 and density is 1725 per square kilometers.
The seat of the municipality is the city of Seixal, which is crossed by the river from Lisbon. It is located in the district of Setubal and next to the Rio Judeu the Jew River, the name given to a lagoon formed by the Tagus river. The name Seixal comes from a type of smooth stone seixo that is found in rivers, and the city is named after these stones. The city was an important vacation resort for aristocracy from nearby Lisbon during the 1700s. Seixal is also a parish located in the municipality of Porto Moniz in the Madeira Islands.
The parish of Amora holds the yearly festival of the Portuguese Communist Party that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors. Famous artists, Portuguese and non-Portuguese, have performed at the festival, including Chico Buarque, Baden Powell, Ivan Lins, Zeca Afonso, Buffy Sainte-Marie etc.

Seixal can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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