General

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 EEA. One of the OECD countries.

Language(s)

The official language is Portuguese. English is frequently understood.

International Direct Dialling Code

00 351

International Country Code

PT

Cities

Capital: Lisbon

Principal Ports

Leixoes, Lisbon, Oporto

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

Currency

The euro.

Journey Planning

Time

Synchronised with UK arrangements.

Circulation

EU standard requirements apply.

Authorisations, Taxes and Tolls

EU standard requirements apply.

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