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Tires is a Portuguese village located in the civil parish of São Domingos de Rana, in the coastal municipality of Cascais.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe. It is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.
Freguesia, usually translated as "parish" or "civil parish", is the third-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the 1976 Constitution. It is also a local administrative unit in the former Portuguese overseas territories of Cape Verde and Macau. In the past, was also an administrative division of the other Portuguese overseas territories. The parroquia in the Spanish autonomous communities of Galicia and Asturias is similar to a freguesia.
São Domingos de Rana is a civil parish of the Portuguese municipality of Cascais, part of the Greater Lisbon subregion. The population in 2011 was 57,502, in an area of 20.36 km². The parish includes the localities Abóboda, Cabeço de Mouro, Caparide, Matarraque, Outeiro de Polima, Polima, Rana, Talaíde, Tires, Trajouce and Zambujal.
The first known reference to the village of Tires is from 1527, called at the time Tyras, and had around 10 dwellings, where the main activity was the production of wheat. In the census of 1960, Tires had 1887 inhabitants.
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On 17 April 2017 a Swiss-registered light airplane crashed near a Lidl supermarket located in the village. At least five people were killed, including the pilot.
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Lisbon Cascais-Tejo Regional Airport is a regional airport, situated near the village of Tires, in the civil parish of São Domingos de Rana, in the Portuguese municipality of Cascais, approximately 12 km (7.5 mi) northeast of town of the same name in the Greater Lisbon subregion.
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Agadão is a Portuguese civil parish located in Águeda Municipality in the Baixo Vouga Subregion. Its population was less than 500 inhabitants from the 2001 census, in an area of 35.34 km² ; it is the second largest parish in area, penultimate center of population.
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The Roman villa of Freiria ) is a Roman villa in the civil parish of São Domingos de Rana, in the Portuguese municipality of Cascais.
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