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Lisbon & Portugal

The city of Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal located on the estuary of the Tagus (Tejo) River. It is the westernmost capital city in continental Europe and serves as the country’s chief port. Lisbon is commercial, political, and tourist centre.





Time zone

UTC (summertime from March to October: UTC+1)


Lisbon has a Mediterranean climate with mild, rainy winters and warm, dry summers. The average temperature in September is around 22 °C, so this month is perfect for traveling to Lisbon.

Basic Portuguese Phrases

Hi/Hello – Oi/Olá
Good morning – Bom Dia
Good afternoon – Boa Tarde
Good night – Boa Noite
Goodbye – Adeus
Please – Por favor
You’re welcome – De nada
Thank you – Obrigada/o
Yes/No – Sim/Não

Other basic phrases you can find here.

Useful websites


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