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Portugal: Map and General Information

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Location: Portugal is located in the extreme southwest of Europe (Iberic Peninsula) and its only borderland is Spain (North and East). The western and southern parts of the continental territory are bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. Apart from the continental territory, the Portuguese Republic also includes two archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean - Azores and Madeira.

Area: 92.118 Km2

Capital: Lisbon.

Moeda: Euro.

Population: 10. 569 million (2001 Census).

Oficial Designation: Portuguese Republic.

Most represented Religion: Catholicism.

Oficial Language: Portuguese.

Gross Domestic Product: 122 900,6 Milhões EUR (2001).

Gross Domestic Product per capita: 11 968 EUR (2001).


Source : ICEP