Lisbon : Identification of metropolitan area

Description of metropolitan area

The Lisbon Metropolitan Area leads all of Portugal in terms of population and economic figures. Within its eighteen municipalities, representing 3.2% of the country’s land area, reside almost 3 million people, about 1/3 of the Portuguese population.

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Map of the region within the country

In economic terms, 25% of the work force is concentrated here, as well as 30% of the domestic companies, 33% of the jobs and a contribution to the country’s GDP that surpasses 36%.


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Main CityMetropolitan Area
Surface84,7 km22934,8 km2
Population519.7952.799,053
Employment1,29 million
GDP/inh18200 €

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