Lisbon : Identification of metropolitan area
The Lisbon Metropolitan Area (Área Metropolitana de Lisboa – AML) encompasses 18 municipalities located in the Lisbon and Setúbal districts: Alcochete, Almada, Amadora, Barreiro, Cascais, Lisboa, Loures, Mafra, Moita, Montijo, Odivelas, Oeiras, Palmela, Seixal, Sesimbra, Setúbal, Sintra, Vila Franca de Xira.
It has a population of 2,8 million inhabitants (2018) on a territory with 3015 km2, representing 27% of the Portuguese population. It concentrates 1/3 of the country’s companies and jobs and 36% of the national GDP (31,000 €/inhabitants (2020)).
AML is centred in Lisbon, the capital and largest city of the Portugal (100km2), which concentrates 19,4% (547,000 inhabitants) of AML’s population.
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- Map of the metropolitan area