Figueira da Foz
Praia de Gala, Figueira da Foz Portugal Figueira da Foz, also known as Figueira for short, is a city in the municipality of the same name, in the Coimbra District, in Portugal. It is located at the mouth of the Mondego River, 40 km west of Coimbra, and sheltered by hills (Serra da Boa Viagem). The seat is the city of Figueira da Foz, with a population of 46,600. The wider municipality has 62,601 inhabitants. It is the second largest city in the district of Coimbra. It is a coastal city with several beaches, summer and seaport facilities on the Atlantic Ocean coast. As a tourism city, it plays an important part in the centre of the country. A zone of legal gambling, one can find in Figueira one of the biggest casinos of the Iberian Peninsula – the Casino Figueira.