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Key facts about Portugal

Portugal is located in South-Western Europe and is bordered by Spain

Portugal has been a member of the EU since 1986.

It has a population of approximately 10.2 million people. The capital city is Lisbon that has a population of approximately 0.5 million inhabitants.

Portugal is part of the Schengen Zone.

The currency is the Euro (Eur)

The international dialling code can be found here

The top exports of Portugal are Refined Petroleum, Cars, Vehicle Parts, Footwear and Paper Products.

The top imports of Portugal are Crude Petroleum, Cars, Vehicle Parts, Packaged Medicines and Petroleum Gas.

Useful Links


Embassy information for Portugal

World Bank

A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business in Portugal. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.

Sea Ports

Details of sea ports from


Details of Portugal airports

Tax & VAT

Tax & VAT details

Enterprise Ireland in Portugal
SME United

Details of local SME organisations

Map of Portugal