Algarve is north bordered by the Alentejo region (sub-regions of Alentejo and Algarve), south and west by the Atlantic Ocean, the Guadiana river marks the east border with Spain.
The Algarve highest point is located in Serra de Monchique (Monchique Mountain), with a maximum altitude of 902m in Pico da Foia (Fóia Peak).
Faro is the region head, but, also have the category of city agglomerations: Albufeira, Lagoa, Lagos, Loulé, Olhão, Portimão, Quarteira, Silves, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António. All of these are county head with the exception of Quarteira whose head is Loulé.
Internally, the region is sub-divided into two zones, one to the east (the northwest) and another to the west (the East). With this division we can make a clear mirror effect between the two zones.
Each of these areas has 8 municipalities and one city called Main:
Faro the country headquarters is also to the East as Portimão is to Windward.
Loulé in the Centre is the finance and administration headquarters.
Also the East and the west have two important Mountains [FOIA and Espinhaço de Cão (Dog Spine) in the Windward; in the East, A Serra do Caldeirão (The Cauldron Mountains situated North Loule) and Monte Figo (Fig Mountain).
Rivers with similar importance (the Arad in the Western and the Eastern Guadiana).
A major hospital in each area ensures health care throughout the Algarve.
The Faro International Airport, the Internacional Bikers Meeting of MCF Faro Motorcycle Club, the Algarve Cities Park International Stadium (Faro - Loulé), the International Motocross Championship track of Cortelha, Querença Ramp - Algarve Automobile Club - trophy-selena-mixcup With Autos, Motos, Quads and Buggies and other motor sport events in Loule County, and the Zoomarine are somme of the icons of the East area.
Loulé county, also have the best beaches, the Vilamoura marina, the Wet and Wild Water Park, a Karting Speedway, the best golf corses, like Vale do Lobo, Vilamoura and Quinta do Lago, and gone have the Quinta da Ombria (a 18 holes Golf Corse), situated between The typical Tôr Village and the typical Town of Querença, a transgene-free sites with rare natural and luxurious beauty, rich history, natural food and warming people.
The western side have the International Speedway, and the new holywood studios in Portimão, situated in border of the East area.
Finally, in the second football league, the "pseudo-competition" between historical football Algarve, in an attempt to know the first to ascend to the top flight, if the Portimonense - representative of the western - or the Olhanense -- the Eastern. I Bet in Olhanense.