Portugal Table of Contents
Formal Name: Portuguese Republic.
Short Form: Portugal.
Term for Citizen(s): Portuguese (singular and plural); adjective--Portuguese.
Capital: Lisbon (Portuguese, Lisboa).
Geography: 92,080 square kilometers; land area: 91,640 square kilometers; includes Azores (Portuguese, Ašores) and Madeira Islands.
Topography: Hills and mountains north of Rio Tejo; rolling plains to south.
Climate: Varied with considerable rainfall and marked seasonal temperatures in north; dryer conditions in south with mild temperatures along coast but sometimes in low 40°Cs in interior.
Data as of January 1993