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Business in Portugal


República Portuguesa
Portuguese Republic
Flag of Portugal Coat of arms of Portugal
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: none
Anthem: A Portuguesa

Location of Portugal

Capital Lisbon (Lisboa)
38°42′N 9°11′W
Largest city Lisbon
Official language(s) Portuguese1
Government Parliamentary democracy
- President Aníbal Cavaco Silva
- Prime Minister José Sócrates
Formation 868
- Independence June 24, 1128
- Recognized October 5, 1143
Accession to EU January 1, 1986
Area
- Total 92,391 km² (110th)
35,672 sq mi
- Water (%) 0.5%
Population
- July 2006 est. 10,605,870 (75th)
- 2001 census 10,148,259
- Density 114/km² (87th)
295/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $203.4 billion (41st)
- Per capita $19,335 (37th)
HDI (2003) 0.904 (27th) – high
Currency Euro (€)2 (EUR)
Time zone WET3 (UTC)
- Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Internet TLD .pt
Calling code +351
1Mirandese and Portuguese Sign Language are officially recognized and protected.
2Prior to 1999: Portuguese escudo
3Azores: UTC-1; UTC in summer
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