Where Is Portugal?


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Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula, which is in southwestern Europe. The coordinates of Portugal are 39 degrees 30 minutes north latitude and 8 degrees 00 minutes west longitude.

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Spain is the only country that shares a land border with Portugal. This border stretches 1,214 kilometers. Portugal has a long coastline of 1,793 kilometers along the Atlantic Ocean. The Azores Islands belong to Portugal and consist of nine islands in the Atlantic Ocean at a distance of 547 kilometer from the mainland. Portugal has a total land area of 92,090 square kilometers. The northern part of Portugal is mainly mountainous, while the southern part is covered in low-lying plains.

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