Where is Lisbon?


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Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and is located on the north bank of the Tagus Estuary, roughly in the center of the country on the Atlantic coast. It is the most western city in continental Europe.

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The population of Lisbon is approximately 600,000, as of 2014. The official language is Portuguese. Lisbon has a wide variety of options for tourists such as beaches, historical sites, city-life, countryside and mountains, all close to the city center. Lisbon is a major economic, political and cultural center of Portugal. Sao Bento Palace houses the Portuguese parliament. Lisbon has a vibrant nightlife scene, lasting until dawn.

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