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Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain, and whose territory also includes the Macaronesian archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira.

Total: 92 090 square kilometres.

Total: 10 302 674 (2020).

Portugal is mainly characterized by a Mediterranean climate, temperate maritime climate in the mainland north-western highlands and mountains, and in some high altitude zones of the Azorean islands; a semi-arid climate in certain parts of the Beja District far south and in Porto Santo Island, a warm desert climate in the Selvagens Islands and a humid subtropical climate in the western Azores.

Portugal's capital is Lisbon and the largest cities are Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra, Braga, Aveiro, Setúbal, Évora, Faro, Funchal and Ponta Delgada.