Lisbon

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Lisbon (Lisboa)
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Official name: Mui Nobre e Sempre Leal Cidade de Lisboa Name origin: Lisboa, Portuguese derivative of the Phoenician Allis Ubbo for safe harbour; Latin Ulyssippo after Ulysses; and/or Roman Olissipona, for the name of the Tagus Nickname: A Cidade das Sete Colinas (The City of Seven Hills), Rainha do Mar (Queen of the Sea), A Cidade da Tolerância (The City of Tolerance) Country Portugal NUTS II Region Lisboa Region NUTS III Subregion Greater Lisbon District Lisbon Municipality Lisbon Civil Parishes (see text) River Tagus River Location Lisbon  - elevation 2 m (7 ft)  - coordinates Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Highest point 227 m  - location Serra de Monsanto, Benfica, Lisbon  - elevation 199 m (653 ft)  - coordinates Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Lowest point Sea level  - location Atlantic Ocean  - elevation 0 m (0 ft) Area 100.05 km² (39 sq mi)  - urban 958 km² (370 sq mi)  - metro 2,957 km² (1,142 sq mi) Population 552,700 (2011)  - urban 3,051,000  - metro 3,035,000 Density 6,458 /km² (16,726 /sq mi) Settlement fl. 719  - City c. 1256 LAU Concelho/Câmara Municipal  - location Praça do Município, Lisbon, Grande Lisboa  - elevation 33 m (108 ft)  - coordinates Lua error: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. President António Costa (Socialist Party) Municipal Chair Helena Roseta (Socialist Party (Portugal) Timezone WET (UTC0)  - summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1) Postal Zone 1149-014 Lisboa Area Code & Prefix (+351) 21 XXX-XXXX Demonym Lisboeta or Alfacinha Patron Saint São Vicente e Santo António de Lisboa Municipal Address Praça do Município, 1
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Location of the municipality of Lisbon in Portugal

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Wikimedia Commons: Lisbon Website: http://www.cm-lisboa.pt/

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal. It is the largest city of Portugal. The city has a population of about two million people. Lisbon is 11th most populous urban area in the European Union. Lisbon is on the Tagus River. It has a pleasant climate and has about 220 days of sunshine each year. There are many beautiful beaches close to the city. There are also many seafood restaurants, historical sites and monuments. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world.

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