Situated principally within the Iberian Peninsula of Europe, Portugal covers an space of 92,212 sq. km.
As noticed on the bodily map of Portugal above, mountains and excessive hills cowl the northern third of Portugal, together with an extension of the Cantabrian Mountains from Spain.
The mainland’s highest level is a peak within the Serra da Estrela, at 6,532 ft. (1,991m). Portugal’s lowest level is alongside the Atlantic Ocean shoreline.
Observe: Portugal’s general highest level (Pico Volcano ) is positioned within the Azores (an autonomous area) on the island of Pico. It stands at 7,713 ft. (2,351 m).
Additional south and west, the land slopes to rolling hills and lowlands, and a broad coastal plain.
Marked on the map is the Algarve area within the far-south that options principally rolling plains, just a few scattered mountains, and a few islands and islets. Its shoreline is notable for limestone caves and grottoes.
Main rivers in Portugal embody the Douro, Guadiana, Mondego, and the Tagus. There are not any inland lakes, as water surfaces of measurement are dam-originated reservoirs.
Districts of Portugal Map
Portugal (formally, the Portuguese Republic) is split into: 18 districts (distritos, sing. distrito) and a pair of autonomous areas (regioes autonomas, sing. regiao autonoma). In alphabetical order, the districts are: Aveiro, Beja, Braga, Braganḉa, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Evora, Faro, Guarda, Leiria, Lisboa (Lisbon), Portalegre, Porto, Santarem, Setubal, Viana do Castelo, Vila Actual, and Viseu. The 2 autonomous areas are – Acores (Azores) and Madeira.
Situated on the mouth of the Tabus River, alongside the coast of the Atlantic Ocean is, Lisbon – the capital and the most important metropolis of Portugal. Lisbon is the westernmost capital metropolis of the European mainland. Additionally it is the executive, cultural, financial and business heart of Portugal. Lisbon additionally serves as Portugal’s chief port.
The place is Portugal?
Portugal is positioned on the Iberian Peninsula, in South Western Europe. Portugal is geographically positioned within the Northern and Western hemispheres of the Earth. Located within the westernmost a part of Europe, Portugal is bordered by Spain within the north and east; and by Atlantic Ocean within the south and west. The small archipelagos of Azores and Madeira are within the south and southwest of Portugal within the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal shares its maritime borders with Morocco.
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Define Map of Portugal
|Authorized Title||Portuguese Republic|
|38 43 N, 9 08 W|
|Whole Space||92,090.00 km2|
|Land Space||91,470.00 km2|
|Water Space||620.00 km2|
|Foreign money||Euros (EUR)|
|GDP Per Capita||$23,145.04|
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