The city, which is the capital and largest city of Portugal, is located in the Lisbon Region. The city is located as one of the municipalities of the Greater Lisbon subregion. This enormous city is located on the estuary created by the Tejo River. Lisbon ship harbors are one of the important structures in the city. Lisbon, a port city, is located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. The population of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area is around 3 million in 2017. The population of the city was calculated at around 505 thousand in 2017. The region is one of the richest regions in Portugal. The city is known as one of the important cities in Europe and is located on seven hills. Since 1260, it has been included in official records as the capital of Portugal. In the 16th century, when the Portuguese Empire experienced its most important and strongest periods, the city also experienced its most magnificent period. The city has the status of being one of the hottest capitals in Europe. The Mediterranean climate is effective in the city and summer and spring are generally sunny. The highest temperature ranges between 35 and 40 degrees. The lowest temperature was measured as 15 or 20 degrees.
Lisbon Ship Ports
The port has the feature of being the third biggest port of Portugal. It is located at the point where the Tagus River meets the Atlantic Ocean. City; It is located between Europe, Africa, and the Atlantic. It is located close to the cruise ship terminals and has the most accessed and beneficial port feature in Europe. Information about the very old period of people was found in the Tagus. People lived here in ancient times. In 205 BC, the region was occupied by the Romans. In the 5th century, the same region was seized by Suebi. After that, the Visigoths conquered the area. The fact that the port is at a strategically important point creates serious advantages for the country and the city. Therefore, the value of the port is very high. It has the feature of being a port, which is also very beneficial for European countries. Lisbon port management was managed between 2005 and 2009 under the presidency of Manuel Antunes Frasquilho. Modernization plans and programs for the port were implemented by him.