As shown in the given Lisbon location map that Lisbon is located on the Atlantic coast in western region of Portugal. Lisbon is the largest and capital city of Portugal.
Location Map of Lisbon, Portugal
Where is Lisbon Located?
Lisbon, is a city, port and capital of Portugal. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. Interestingly, Lisbon is westernmost capital and largest city of Europe. River Tagus flows through the city.
Lisbon is the important finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts, international trade, education, and tourism center of Portugal. Because of all these reasons, Lisbon is listed as an alpha city. Furthermore, as per the report of lifestyle magazine Monocle, Lisbon is 25th the most livable city in the World.
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities of the world; therefore, it has long history of development. Since, it has developed a long back so it has been serving as an important political, economic, and cultural center right from the inception. Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery; these two important and tourists site of Lisbon is listed as World Heritage site by UNESCO. Moreover, Lisbon's economy is largely depending upon tertiary sectors.
Lisbon City, Portugal - Informatiomn & Facts
|Metro||Lisbon metropolitan area|
|Roman Olissipo||c. 138 BCE|
|Moorish rule||711 CE|
|Settlement||c. 1200 BCE|
|Siege of Lisbon||1147 CE|
|Area of Capital city||100.05 km2 (38.63 sq mi)|
|Urban Area||1,376 km2 (531 sq mi)|
|Metro Area||3,015.24 km2 (1,164.19 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC (WET) |
in Summer UTC+1 (WEST)
|Postal zone||1149-014 Lisboa|
|Area code(s)||(+351) 21 XXX-XXXX|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|Airport||Humberto Delgado Airport|
|Three public universities||University of Lisbon, Technical University of Lisbon and the Classical University of Lisbon, |
New University of Lisbon
|Lisbon Metro||4 Lines (blue, yellow, green and red)|