lo(ow)'zɐ̃) is a town in the district of Coimbra
(). Its area is 139,16 km² and its population around 15,753 (circa 2001). Its neighbouring towns are Vila Nova de Poiares
(east), Castanheira de Pêra
(southeast), Figueiró dos Vinhos
(south), and Miranda do Corvo
It's the birthplace of the renowned Portuguese liqueur Licor Beirão. There is a small castle a few kilometers upstream of the town.
The Count of Lousã is a descendent of the Portuguese conquistador, António Correia, and his coat of arms is decorated with a depiction of the decapitated head of King Muqrin, the last Jabrid ruler of Bahrain killed by Correia in battle.
Lousã has six freguesias
- Casal de Ermio
- Foz de Arouce