:: EUROPE - Portugal

Capital: Lisbon

Total Population (million): 10.608336
Annual growth rate: 0.3793185%
Density: 115.7339inhab./km²
Urban population: 58.22%
Ethnic Origins:
Official Language: Portuguese
Other languages spoken: This language is spoken by 10 million people in Portugal and about 130 million people in Brazil. Portuguese is also the official language in five African nations: Angola, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde and Sao Tome and Principe.
Caution: the Portuguese pronunciation is difficult. Vowels and consonants have a different sound depending on both their position in the sentence and their accent; moreover, nasal vowels and diphthongs only exist in this language.
Business language: Spanish, French and English are the most mastered foreign languages and therefore, the most used in business relations.
Religion: Catholics represent 95% of the population.
Country overview

Area: 92120 km²
Type of State: Republic based on a parliamentary democracy. "Semi-presidential" regime.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member

Telephone code:
To call from Portugal, dial 00
To call in Portugal, dial 351
Internet suffix: .pt
Computers: 13.3
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.



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