Lisbon » City Info

Lisbon (Lisboa), Portugal's capital city, is known as an alpha-level global city due to its significant role in the global community. It is an important financial centre and the wealthiest city in Portugal. Lisbon is situated on seven hills near the meeting point of River Tagus (Tego) with the Atlantic ocean. Ruled by Romans, Germans & Moors, the city is the second-oldest European capital city after Athens.

The Lisbon Metropolitan Area is the largest urban area covering 18 municipalities. The metropolitan area has the largest GDP of any region in Portugal and is home to multinational companies and tech hubs.

Neighbours of Lisbon city are Alcântara, Alfama, Mouraria, Bairro Alto, Baixa, Beato, Belém, Chiado, Parque das Nações.

Area100.05 km² (38.63 sq.mi.)
Population (2021)City - 544,851
Urban - 2,062,444
Metro - 3,187.834
Time ZoneGMT (UTC+0)
LanguagePortuguese, English