Population: 10,945,870 Area:92,391 km² Currency: Euro Language: Portuguese Government: Parliamentary Republic Capital: Lisbon
Portugal is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Portugal is a European Union member since 1986.
Climate: Oceanic in the north; Mediterranean in the south; Annual temperature averages: 13 °C (55 °F) in the north and 18 °C (64 °F) in the south. Generally, spring and summer are sunny, whereas autumn and winter are rainy and windy.