Alcoutim is bordered in the north by Mértola, in the east by Huelva (Spain), in the southeast by Castro Marim, in the southwest by Tavira and in the west by Loulé. Alcoutim has been deemed to be one of the less populated areas in Portugal. Alcoutim is 96.5kms from Faro airport.


Bars, restaurants but this town has had no need to cater for vast tourists so home buyers may need to learn a little Portuguese to get by. Of a historic nature, is the Castelo de Alcoutim which dates back to the 14th century.


General information

The town is 43kms from the Portuguese / Spanish boarder and has total land area of 575.32 km².


Town day

Alcoutim town day is June 13


Area postal code - 8970     Telephone prefix - 281     Population - approx. 4,000


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