Fatima

This small village attracts religious pilgrims throughout the year due to its majestic sanctuary to the Virgin Mary.

Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourem, in the Portuguese Centro Region. With a population of 11,538 inhabitants, the parish actually encompasses several villages and localities of which Fatima, with a population of 7,756 residents, is the largest. Part of the urban agglomeration of Leiria, it is 187 km (116 mi) south of Porto and 123 km (76 mi) north of Lisbon. It has been permanently associated with the Marian apparitions that occurred in Cova da Iria in 1917 and which were later recognized by the Catholic Church. Fatima is also home to several important architectural and religious sites.
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