Geography of Portugal


The average annual temperature in Portugal is 15.15 °C. The average annual rainfall in Portugal is 854 mm/year. Portugal emits 4.7 metric tons per capita of CO₂.

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Portugal is considered a large nation due to its total area. Its total land area is 92,090 km² (about 35,556 mi²). The continental shelf of Portugal is approximately 92,090 km² (approximately 35,556 mi²). Portugal is in Europe. Europe is a continent whose borders date back to ancient times. European countries include the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Vatican, among others. Portugal borders Spain. Portugal is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water. The average altitude range of Portugal is 372 m (1,221 ft).

Neighbors
The total length of land borders of Portugal is 1224 kilometers (~473 miles). Portugal shares 1 unique land border with a neighboring territory - Spain. The length of this border is 1214 km (755 mi).

Cities
The capital of Portugal is Lisbon. The largest city in Portugal is Lisbon.

Elevation
The average altitude range of Portugal is 372 m (1,221 ft). The highest point in Portugal is Ponta do Pico with an official elevation of 2351 m (7,714 ft). The lowest point in Portugal is the Atlantic. The difference in altitude between the highest (Ponta do Pico) and the lowest (Atlantic) point in Portugal is 2351 m (2 ft).

Area
The total land area of ​​Portugal is 92,090 km² (about 35,556 mi²). and the total Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is 1,727,408 km² (~666,953 mi²). The continental shelf of Portugal is approximately 92,090 km² (approximately 35,556 mi²). Including the landmass and the EEZ, the total area of ​​Portugal is approximately 1,819,498 km² (~702,509 mi²). Portugal is considered a large nation due to its total area.

Forest and farmland
31,820 km² of Portuguese territory is covered with forests, and forest areas account for 35% of the country's total land area. In Portugal, there are 15,898 km² of arable land, which makes up 17% of the country's total area.

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