Lisbon Country: Portugal
Lisbon By The Numbers:
Population: 520,000 (city); 2.8 million (metropolitan)
Elevation: 123 m / 404 ft
Average Winter Temperature: 13°C / 55°F
Average Summer Temperature: 27°C / 80°F
Average precipitation (January): 617 mm / 24 in
Major Industries: Textiles, Footwear, Leather, Furniture, Ceramics and Cork
Time Zone: GMT
Country Dialing Code: +351
Area Code: 21
Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz
Did You Know?
Beneath Lisbon's downtown area lies a carefully concealed Roman underworld, complete with bridges, corridors and chambers. This is open to the public for two days in a year (entrance at Rua da Conceição).