Portugal cities map
Map of Portugal cities. Portugal cities map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Portugal cities map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. With a population of over 10 million, Portugal is one of the largest countries in the world. The country has many major cities that contribute to the total population figures. Even though it does have multiple cities that have what would be considered large populations, Portugal has yet to have any of its cities hit the one million inhabitant landmark. However, some of the biggest cities have hit other population milestones. The biggest city, Lisbon, is also the capital, and it has a population that has exceeded 500,000 as you can see in Portugal cities map. The second largest city, Porto, has only half of that population but continues to grow at a steady rate to hit its next milestone of 300,000 residents. Six other cities have populations that exceed 100,000, while 176 other cities have slightly smaller populations that fall under 100,000 but exceed 10,000, altogether contributing to the country total figures.
Portugal has 0 cities with more than a million people, 8 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 210 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people as its mentioned in Portugal cities map. Located in the idyllic Algarve region, Faro is a great city from which to explore the delights of this beautiful and untamed part of Portugal. Numerous beaches, sea cliffs and picturesque rocky alcoves dot the coast and there are a plethora of sites just waiting to be discovered with some stunning views also to be had. Despite its rather ugly features, Figueira da Foz has been a popular haunt with tourists for years and every summer hordes of them descend upon the city to enjoy all that it has to offer. With a beautiful historic center comprising narrow alleys that weave their way between mansions, palaces and churches; Viseu is a picturesque city to visit.
The main attraction in Leiria is the stunning castle that so beautifully sits atop a hill overlooking the city. With trees springing up around its ancient walls, it is magical to behold, appearing as if out of a fairytale. The highest city in the whole of Portugal, Guarda is somewhat grey to behold as it is mostly made out of granite. This is due in large part to the fact that the city used to protect its residents from Spanish invaders. With the lovely scenery surrounding the city, its beautiful monuments, awe-inspiring architecture and charming vibe; Viana do Castelo certainly has a lot going for it. Said to be the city where ´Portugal was born´, Guimaraes was the country first capital and its incredible castle and beautiful palace certainly testify to its prestigious past. Located on the stunning island of Madeira, Funchal as its mentioned in Portugal cities map serves a gateway from which to explore its natural wonders. The city itself has numerous botanical gardens which are nice to walk around and have a lovely view out over the Atlantic.