Estoril (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɨʃtuˈɾiɫ]) is a seaside resort and civil parish of the Portuguese municipality of Cascais. The Estoril coast is close to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. It starts in Carcavelos, 15 kilometres from Lisbon, and stretches as far as Guincho, often known as Costa de Estoril-Sintra or Lisbon Coast (Costa de Lisboa).
The two main resort towns are Estoril and Cascais. Estoril has a famous casino, Casino Estoril. Estoril was the residence of Juan de Borbón, pretender to the Spanish throne during the last part of the 20th century.
The population of Estoril parish/village in 2001 was 23,769, its density is 2,702/km² and the area is 8.79 km².
The coat of arms are coloured blue a golden sun with five escutcheons one in the middle and one outside. The waves of grey and pine green lie to the bottom. The crown has three towers on the top.
There are remains of Roman mansions dating back around 2,000 years.
Estoril used to be a significant fishing port. Due to the vision of Fausto Cardoso de Figueiredo and his partner Augusto Carreira de Sousa, it became an international tourist destination during and after the Second World War. During this time a high number of refugees came to Estoril. Miklós Horthy (†1957), the regent of Hungary, lived and died in exile in Estoril after the Second World War. Juan Carlos I of Spain, Umberto II of Italy and Carol II of Romania also lived in Estoril during this time.
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