Estrela Mountains, Portuguese Serra da Estrela (“Star Mountain Range”), highest mountains in continental Portugal. The range lies in the north-central part of the country, between the basins of the Tagus and Mondego rivers.
How many mountain ranges are in Portugal?
List of mountains in Portugal
|Name||Mountain range||Altitude (m)|
|Pico||Pico Island, Azores||2,351 metres (7,713 ft)|
|Torre||Serra da Estrela||1,993 metres (6,539 ft)|
|Pico Ruivo||Madeira Island||1,861 metres (6,106 ft)|
|Pico das Torres||Madeira Island||1,851 metres (6,073 ft)|
What is the smallest mountain in Portugal?
Torre (Serra da Estrela)
|Location||Seia, Guarda District, Portugal|
|Parent range||Serra da Estrela (part of Sistema Central)|
What is the lowest point in Portugal?
Geography of Portugal
|Highest point||Mount Pico 2351 m|
|Lowest point||Sea level (Atlantic Ocean)|
|Longest river||Tagus (275 km within Portugal)|
|Largest lake||Lake Alqueva|
What body of water lies to the south of Portugal?
To its north and east is Spain, which makes up the rest of the peninsula; to the south and the west is the Atlantic Ocean; and to the west and southwest lie the Azores (Açores) and the Madeira Islands, which are part of metropolitan Portugal.