Portugal is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe.

The Portuguese Republic also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.

Portugal is a developed country with a high-income advanced economy and a high living standard. It is the 5th most peaceful country in the world.

Portugal had an estimated population of 10.3 million (2015).

Lisbon is the financial and business capital of Portugal.

Portugal is among the 20 most visited countries in the world, receiving an average of 13 million foreign tourists each year. Tourism is playing an increasingly important role in Portugal's economy, contributing to about 5% of its gross domestic product (GDP).

Among the most popular tourist attractions are: Lisbon, the Estoril coastline, Sintra, Peniche, Coimbra, Porto, and the Algarve region in the south. Enjoy the beautiful coastline, beaches and activities in Lagos and Faro.

The island of Madeira in the Atlantic Ocean is a popular year-round resort, being visited every year by about one million tourists.

See more tourist information on Portugal.


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