What is the Latitude and Longitude on Portugal?
Latitude of Portugal is:39.5 and Longitude of Portugal is: -8
Spearheading the exploration of the world since 15th century, Portugal colonized numerous colonies all over the world. Home to Vasco da Gama, one of the most famous and successful explorers of the Age of Discovery, Portugal discovered and colonized many countries and places that includes Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and Japan to name a few.
Portugal is a southwestern European country. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula.
Portugal is located at the geographical coordinates of 39.5 North and 8 West. The country covers a total area of 92,090 square kilometres and the total population according to 2011 census is 10,647,763. Portugal shares its boundaries with Spain in north and east and Atlantic Ocean in the west. Portugal derives its name from its own urban city, Porto. The islands of Azores and Madeira are also part of Portugal. Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of the country.
The major river of the Portugal, Tagus splits the country and stretches all the way from Spain to the Atlantic Ocean. Northern part of the country is mountainous while the southern part consists of rolling plains. Mount Pico, at a height of 7,713 feet, is the most elevated peak in the country. The beach of Praia Dona Ana, the mountain of Serra da Estrela, the blue lagoons of Lagoa das Sete Cidades make for some incredible sights.
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