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Portugal's Information

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Land Area 91,470 km2
Water Area 620 km2
Total Area 92,090km2 (#109)
Population 10,833,816 (#82)
Population Density 118.44/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $297.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $28,500
Currency Euro (EUR)
More Information Portugal History
Largest Cities
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Portugal offers many surprises, all packed into a small country.

Whether your interests are the ancient attractions, medieval villages, seaside towns, castles and palaces, agrotourism or enjoying the parks, mountains, beaches and cultural treasures, Portugal is a destination you won't want to miss.

A visit to Lisbon, along with the wine routes and the various regions are must-sees for the perfect European vacation.

  • Calling Code: 351
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Portugal is a year-round destination, with its warm and sunny climate and mild winters.

    The high tourism season runs from the middle of June to mid-September. Average temperatures during that time are about 80° F (27° C).

    Spring and Fall are less crowded, but the weather is still pleasant.



  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Portugal Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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