In Lisbon, winter is mild and summer is hot but moderate due to the proximity to the sea. During spring and autumn there are many sunny days, with mild temperatures.
Portugal has a population of about 10 million and 300 thousand inhabitants. About 3 million people live in the Lisbon region, and Lisbon has approximately 600,000 inhabitants.
The Euro is the official currency of Portugal.
In Portugal, health care is provided by the National Health Service (SNS), comprising Health Centers and Public Hospitals. Hospital Emergency Services should only be used in serious situations.
Permanent Assistance (24 hours a day): 808 24 24 24
National Emergency Medical Number: 112
Electric current: 230 / 400 volts, at a frequency of 50 hertz. Power sockets comply with European standards.