Portugal


Currency

Euro is the official currency of Portugal.

Capital

Lisbon

Location

Portugal is located in Europe.


Portugal Location

Population

Estimated population (2011): 10,562,178

Estimated population (2000): 10,356,117

Estimated population (1950): 8,510,240

Estimated population (1900): 5,423,132

Flag


Portugal Flag

Economy

Portugal has a diversified and service-based economy. Over the past decade, many state controlled firms are privatized and the key areas of the economy are liberalized.
Main industries of Portugal are: wood pulp, paper, and cork, metals and metalworking, oil refining, chemicals, fish canning, rubber and plastic products, ceramics, electronics and communications equipment, and tourism. Countries in European Union are the main trading partners of Portugal.


The most popular places in Portugal among international travellers

Porto

Porto
Lisbon

Lisbon