Why the Lisbon Region?
ü With a land area of 3,000 km2, the Lisbon region has a coastline of 321 km, the largest of all Portugal mainland regions.
ü Lisbon has a significant number of Natura 2000 environemental protected areas, Parks and Nature Reserves of valuable biodiversity.
Area (km2): 3,001.9
Population (N.): 2,839,908 (2010)
ü Significant developments in infrastructures: logistics and transport equipment.
2 Maritime Ports (Lisboa and Setúbal)
241.4 km of railway network
Electrified rail network: 55.2 km
Double rail network : 189.2 km
1 Airport - Lisboa City
2 Aerodromes - Cascais (Tires); Alcochete
LOGZ - Poceirão Logistics Hub
ü The Lisbon Region (NUT II) covers part of 2 Districts: Lisbon and Setúbal. For statistical purposes this Region is divided into 2 NUT III, with different characteristics:
Península de Setúbal
ü Lisbon disputes with the Algarve for the leading role in terms of tourism destination and tourist revenue.
Useful Information about Lisbon and other Councils
Links and Useful Contacts