The map of Portugal with cities shows all big and medium towns of Portugal. This map of cities of Portugal will allow you to easily find the city where you want to travel in Portugal in Europe. The Portugal cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Located in the idyllic Algarve region, Faro is a great city from which to explore the delights of this beautiful and untamed part of Portugal as its mentioned in the map of Portugal with cities. Numerous beaches, sea cliffs and picturesque rocky alcoves dot the coast and there are a plethora of sites just waiting to be discovered with some stunning views also to be had. Despite its rather ugly features, Figueira da Foz city has been a popular haunt with tourists for years and every summer hordes of them descend upon the city to enjoy all that it has to offer. With a beautiful historic center comprising narrow alleys that weave their way between mansions, palaces and churches; Viseu is a picturesque city to visit. The 12th century cathedral is the principal attraction and its weathered façade gives off a delightful sense of timeliness.
Portugal cities as you can see in the map of Portugal with cities are: Abrantes, Alcacer do Sal, Almada, Amadora, Aveiro, Balenca, Barca d'Alva, Barreiro, Beja, Bendas Novas, Braga, Braganca, Caldas da Rainha, Castelo Branco, Chaves, Coimbra, Covilha, Elvas, Estremoz, Evora, Fafe, Faro, Figueira da Foz, Guarda, Guimaraes, Lagos, Leiria, Lisboa (Lisbon), Marinha Grande, Moita, Montijo, Moura, Olhao, Portalegre, Portimao, Porto (Oporto), Sagres, Santarem, Serpa, Setubal, Sines, Tavira, Tomar, Viana do Castelo, Vila do Conde, Vila Real and Vilar Formoso.
The main attraction in Leiria city is the stunning castle that so beautifully sits atop a hill overlooking the city. With trees springing up around its ancient walls, it is magical to behold, appearing as if out of a fairytale. The highest city in the whole of Portugal, Guarda is somewhat grey to behold as it is mostly made out of granite as its shown in the map of Portugal with cities. This is due in large part to the fact that the city used to protect its residents from Spanish invaders. With the lovely scenery surrounding the city, its beautiful monuments, awe-inspiring architecture and charming vibe; Viana do Castelo certainly has a lot going for it. Said to be the city where ´Portugal was born´, Guimaraes was the country first capital and its incredible castle and beautiful palace certainly testify to its prestigious past.
The map of Portugal with major cities shows all biggest and main towns of Portugal. This map of major cities of Portugal will allow you to easily find the big city where you want to travel in Portugal in Europe. The Portugal major cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
As of 2001 Census, Portugal had two significant agglomerations or major cities: Lisbon Metropolitan Region 2.82 million inhabitants and Porto Metropolitan Agglomeration with 1.68 million people as its shown in the map of Portugal with major cities. These broader agglomerations are distinct from the political metropolitan areas of Lisbon and Porto - Grande Área Metropolitana de Lisboa and Grande Área Metropolitana do Porto. Together they hold 43% of the total population.
When considering the number of inhabitants in consistent single urban areas, de facto cities in mainland Portugal, per the new with increased density of human-created structures, and excluding suburban and rural areas, Portugal has two major cities with about one million inhabitants each, ten others with more than 50,000 inhabitants and 14 cities with populations between 20,000 and 40,000 inhabitants as its mentioned in the map of Portugal with major cities.
The biggest city, Lisbon, is also the capital, and it has a population that has exceeded 500,000 as you can see in the map of Portugal with major cities. The second largest city, Porto, has only half of that population but continues to grow at a steady rate to hit its next milestone of 300,000 residents. Six other major cities have populations that exceed 100,000, while 176 other cities have slightly smaller populations that fall under 100,000 but exceed 10,000, altogether contributing to the country total figures.
The capital of Portugal map shows the main city of Portugal. This capital map of Portugal will allow you to easily plan your travel in the capital of the country Portugal in Europe. The capital of Portugal map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Lisbon (/ˈlɪzbən/; Portuguese: Lisboa, IPA: [liʒˈβoɐ]) is the capital city and largest city of Portugal with a population of 547,631 within its administrative limits on a land area of 84.8 km2 (33 sq mi) as its shown in the Capital of Portugal map. Lisbon is the westernmost large city located in Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. It lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River.
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by hundreds of years. Unlike most capital cities, Lisbon status as the capital of Portugal has never been granted or confirmed officially – by statute or in written form as its mentioned in the Capital of Portugal map. Its position as the capital has formed through constitutional convention, making its position as de facto capital a part of the Constitution of Portugal.
Due to its central location, Lisbon became the capital city of the new Portuguese territory in 1255 as you can see in the Capital of Portugal map. The first Portuguese university was founded in Lisbon in 1290 by King Denis I; for many years the Studium Generale (General Study) was transferred intermittently to Coimbra, where it was installed permanently in the 16th century as the University of Coimbra.