Euro is the official currency of Portugal.
Portugal is located in Europe.
Estimated population (2011): 10,562,178
Estimated population (2000): 10,356,117
Estimated population (1950): 8,510,240
Estimated population (1900): 5,423,132
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