Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, a country located in the extreme southwest of Europe and which includes the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, in the Atlantic Ocean.


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.

Demographic Information

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.


Portuguese is the third most spoken language in the world, by about 250 million people.


The Euro is the official currency of Portugal.

Health Care

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.