Geography in Portugal

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Geography in Portugal


The continent: Europe
  
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Area in Portugal


Surface area

92 225 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 110 in the world of 233 (53,22%); 19 place in Europe from 53 (66,04%)
0,016 % (0,0032529 % annual) ↘
min: 92 090; max: 92 225; max-min: 135 (0,146%); mid: 92 158;
67,50 (0,073%)

Land area

91 605 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 230 (53,48%); 18 place in Europe from 52 (67,31%)
0,016 % (0,0032749 % annual) ↘
min: 91 470; max: 91 605; max-min: 135 (0,147%); mid: 91 538;
67,50 (0,074%)

Territorial waters

620 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 153 (24,84%); 32 place in Europe from 38 (18,42%)

Land use in Portugal


Land area

91 605 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 230 (53,48%); 18 place in Europe from 52 (67,31%)
0,016 % (0,0032749 % annual) ↘
min: 91 470; max: 91 605; max-min: 135 (0,147%); mid: 91 538;
67,50 (0,074%)

Agricultural land

40,41 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 100 in the world of 208 (52,40%); 27 place in Europe from 46 (43,48%)
1,27 % (0,253 % annual) ↘
min: 39,15; max: 43,77; max-min: 4,62 (10,56%); mid: 41,46;
-1,05 (-2,60%)
37 016 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 101 in the world of 209 (52,15%); 16 place in Europe from 46 (67,39%)
1,28 % (0,256 % annual) ↘
min: 35 820; max: 40 050; max-min: 4 230 (10,56%); mid: 37 935;
-919 (-2,48%)
0,356 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 107 in the world of 207 (48,79%); 27 place in Europe from 46 (43,48%)
2,99 % (0,597 % annual) ↘
min: 0,346; max: 0,453; max-min: 0,107 (23,64%); mid: 0,399;
-0,043 (-12,03%)

Arable land

12,41 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 91 in the world of 206 (56,31%); 34 place in Europe from 46 (28,26%)
0,945 % (0,189 % annual) ↗
min: 12,27; max: 27,40; max-min: 15,13 (55,22%); mid: 19,83;
-7,42 (-59,80%)
11 201 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 206 (51,94%); 24 place in Europe from 46 (50%)
2,46 % (0,491 % annual) ↗
min: 11 201; max: 25 110; max-min: 13 909 (55,39%); mid: 18 155;
-6 955 (-62,09%)
0,108 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 118 in the world of 206 (43,20%); 33 place in Europe from 46 (30,43%)
0,280 % (0,056 % annual) ↗
min: 0,108; max: 0,285; max-min: 0,176 (61,98%); mid: 0,196;
-0,088 (-81,50%)

Forest area

34,74 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 89 in the world of 205 (57,07%); 17 place in Europe from 45 (64,44%)
1,81 % (0,362 % annual) ↗
min: 34,74; max: 37,55; max-min: 2,82 (7,50%); mid: 36,14;
-1,41 (-4,05%)
31 820 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 206 (57,77%); 17 place in Europe from 45 (64,44%)
1,79 % (0,358 % annual) ↗
min: 31 820; max: 34 360; max-min: 2 540 (7,39%); mid: 33 090;
-1 270 (-3,99%)
0,307 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 95 in the world of 204 (53,92%); 21 place in Europe from 45 (55,56%)
0,370 % (0,074 % annual) ↘
min: 0,306; max: 0,344; max-min: 0,038 (10,99%); mid: 0,325;
-0,018 (-5,78%)

Terrestrial protected areas

22,09 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 62 in the world of 204 (70,10%); 21 place in Europe from 44 (54,55%)
0,763 % (0,153 % annual) ↘
min: 8,37; max: 22,09; max-min: 13,72 (62,11%); mid: 15,23;
6,86 (31,05%)
20 274 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 202 (57,92%); 19 place in Europe from 44 (59,09%)
0,0002139 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 202 (53,96%); 25 place in Europe from 44 (45,45%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Portugal


Length of land borders

1 224 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 115 in the world of 166 (31,33%); 26 place in Europe from 46 (45,65%)

Number of Neighbors

1 [?] (2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 164 (14,02%); 37 place in Europe from 45 (20%)

Coastline

1 793 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 191 (68,59%); 16 place in Europe from 38 (60,53%)

Elevation in Portugal


mean elevation

372 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 163 (39,26%); 22 place in Europe from 41 (48,78%)

highest point

2 351 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 232 (53,88%); 23 place in Europe from 52 (57,69%)

Main parameters in Portugal


Population

10 348 648 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 233 (62,66%); 14 place in Europe from 53 (75,47%)
2,17 % (0,434 % annual) ↗
min: 8 630 430; max: 10 573 100; max-min: 1 942 670 (18,37%); mid: 9 601 765;
746 883 (7,22%)

Surface area

92 225 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 110 in the world of 233 (53,22%); 19 place in Europe from 53 (66,04%)
0,016 % (0,0032529 % annual) ↘
min: 92 090; max: 92 225; max-min: 135 (0,146%); mid: 92 158;
67,50 (0,073%)

Population density

113,07 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 96 in the world of 230 (58,70%); 25 place in Europe from 52 (53,85%)
2,09 % (0,419 % annual) ↗
min: 94,32; max: 115,44; max-min: 21,12 (18,29%); mid: 104,88;
8,19 (7,25%)

Population growth rate

-0,505 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 206 in the world of 216 (5,09%); 43 place in Europe from 49 (14,29%)
109,09 % (21,82 % annual) ↘
min: -0,897; max: 3,80; max-min: 4,70 (123,61%); mid: 1,45;
-1,96 (387,31%)

Surface area

0,891 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 95 in the world of 233 (59,66%); 24 place in Europe from 53 (56,60%)
2,14 % (0,428 % annual) ↘
min: 0,872; max: 1,06; max-min: 0,189 (17,82%); mid: 0,967;
-0,075 (-8,47%)