Introduction

Summary

Republic in the Iberian Peninsula (bounded on the north and east by Spain, and on the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean), including Madeira and the Azores. Member of the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA). One of the OECD countries.

Cities

Capital: Lisbon

Principal Ports

Leixoes, Lisbon, Oporto

Population

10.3 million

International Country Code

PT

Language(s)

Portuguese

Religion

Mainly Roman Catholic

Literacy Rate

95.4%

Emergency Services

European emergency number — 112

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 351

Time

1 hour ahead of GMT.

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