Portugal Key Information & Country Data

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Updated: 2018-05-04.

General points to know about the country of Portugal – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Lisbon (& largest city)

Population: 10.5 million (2018 estimate)

Language(s): Portuguese

President: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Prime Minister: António Costa

CurrencyEuro € EUR

Area: 92,212 km2 (35,603 mi2)

Dialing Code: +351

Time Zone: Western European Time “WET” (UTC)
•   DST/Summer Time: Western European Summer Time “WEST” (UTC+1)

Demonym: Portuguese (what’s a demonym?)

Endonym: Portugal
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: None, but 18 to purchase

Smoking Age: 18

Age of Consent: 14-16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / E (plug types)

Country Code (ISO): PT (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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