Is Lisbon a city or region?

Lisbon Lisboa
• Municipal chair Helena Roseta
• Capital city 100.05 km2 (38.63 sq mi)
• Urban 1,376 km2 (531 sq mi)

Which region is Lisbon in?

Lisboa Region

Lisboa Região de Lisboa
Location of the Lisboa Region in context of the national borders
Country Portugal
Region Lisboa
Capital Lisboa

Is Lisbon a poor city?

But Lisbon is the capital of the poorest country in the European Communities. Portugal has inflation of 20% and unemployment of more than 10%. Its gross national product is $2,000 or so a person, a bit higher than that of Panama.

Is Lisbon expensive?

Lisbon is one of the least expensive capital cities in Europe to visit, and when compared to other major global cities, Lisbon provides exceptional value for money. … This value does not include accommodation (around €70-150 per room per night), flights or highly expensive gimmicky tours.

Do they speak English in Portugal?

Approximately 32% of Portuguese people can speak and understand English, while 24% can speak and understand French. Despite Spanish being mutually intelligible in a sense that most Portuguese understand it written and/or spoken, only 9% of the Portuguese population can speak it fluently.

What country owns Portugal?

Portugal is the westernmost country of Europe and part of the Mediterranean. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east.


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Portuguese Republic República Portuguesa
Capital and largest city Lisbon
National language Portuguese
Regional language Mirandese
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