Coordinates: 38°42′40″N 9°08′53″W / 38.711°N 9.148°W / 38.711; -9.148Coordinates: 38°42′40″N 9°08′53″W / 38.711°N 9.148°W / 38.711; -9.148
Country Portugal
Region Lisbon
Subregion Grande Lisboa
Metropolitan area Lisbon
District Lisbon
Municipality Lisbon
  Total 2.19 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 13,044
  Density 6,000/km2 (15,000/sq mi)

Misericórdia (English: Mercy) is a Portuguese parish, located in the municipality of Lisbon. This new parish was created with the 2012 Administrative Reform of Lisbon, merging the former parishes of Mercês, Santa Catarina, Encarnação and São Paulo.[1] The population in 2011 was 13,044,[2] in an area of 2.19 km².[3]


  1. "List of the new parishes of Lisbon" (pdf). Diário de Noticias newspaper (in Portuguese). Retrieved 27 October 2013.
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal
  3. Direção-Geral do Território
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