Lisboa is the capital of Portugal and the country’s biggest city, located on the estuary of the Tagus river, on the European Atlantic Coast. It is continental Europe’s westernmost capital.
The Portuguese Constitution allows religious freedom, with various religions being practised in Portugal.
Portugal’s official language is Portuguese. Derived from Latin roots, Portuguese is the third most spoken European language in the world, with around 250 million speakers.
230 / 400 volts, on a 50-hertz frequency. The electric sockets adhere to European standards. Blade plugs (US standard) must be used in conjunction with a 230 volts transformer, as well as an adaptor.
Around 3 million people live in the Lisboa region, with around 600 thousand living in the capital itself.
In Lisboa winters are mild and summers hot, though moderated by its location near the sea.During spring and autumn there are usually sunny days with mild temperatures.
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