World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Lisboa Region

Article Id: WHEBN0004160630
Reproduction Date:

Title: Lisboa Region  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Portugal, Portuguese Joint Command and Staff College, Fort of São Pedro do Estoril, Loures, Parque das Nações
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Lisboa Region

Região de Lisboa
The port of Lisbon, the terminus of activities in the Region of Lisboa, that extends into Tagus estuary
Name origin: lisboa, Portuguese for Lisbon
Country  Portugal
Region Lisboa
Capital Lisbon
 - elevation 2 m (7 ft)
 - coordinates
Lowest point Sea level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
Area 3,001.95 km2 (1,159 sq mi)
Population 2,815,851 (2011)
Density 1,038.97 / km2 (2,691 / sq mi)
Timezone WET (UTC+0)
 - summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
GDP (nominal) 2010 estimate
- Total € 64.313 billion[1]
- Per capita € 22,700[1]
Location of the Lisboa Region in context of the national borders
Statistics from INE (2005); geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Lisboa Region (Portuguese: Região de Lisboa) is one of the seven NUTS II designated regions of Portugal, which includes two NUTS III subregions: Greater Lisbon and Peninsula of Setúbal. The region covers an area of 3001.95 km² (the smallest region on mainland Portugal) [2] and includes a population of 2,815,851 inhabitants according to the 2011 census,[3] a density of 1039 inhabitants/km².

Considered as representing the Lisboa Metropolitan Region. It is a region of significant importance in industry (light and heavy), services and agriculture.


Prior to 2002, the area was included within the NUTS II region of Lisbon and Tagus Valley (that also included three other subregions).

NUTS II region and area of intervention of the CCDRLVT

"Despite the territorial configuration for statistical purposes (National Statistical System in Portugal), in force since 2007, matching the NUTS II the Lisbon, Region Greater Lisbon (AML) - composed only NUTSIII Greater Lisbon and Setúbal Peninsula - the area of intervention of the CCDRLVT - Steering Committee and Regional Development, abbreviated to CCDR - (the Lisbon and the Tagus Valley), continues to be composed of 5 NUTSIII (Sub-regions: Greater Lisbon, Setúbal Peninsula, Middle Tagus, and Lezíria West Coast).

For the Regional Funds, management responsibilities under the policy of the European Union in Portugal, this regions it's the region of Lisbon that consists of Grande Lisboa and Península de Setúbal, for regional planning (Run, monitor and evaluate, at regional level, policies on environment, nature conservation, land management and city) the region is called Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (LVT), composed by 5 NUTSIII (Sub-regions: Greater Lisbon, Setúbal Peninsula, Middle Tagus, and Lezíria West Coast)."


The 18 municipalities:


  1. ^ a b "Regiões de Portugal". AICEP. 
  2. ^ Statistical Yearbook of Portugal 2012. Instituto Nacional de Estatística. p. 50. 
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Resultados Preliminares 2011". INE. 
  • CCDR-LVT (2010). "CCDR-LVT" (in Portuguese). Lisbon, Portugal: Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional. Retrieved 03-02-2011. 

External links

  • CCDR-LVT Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional de Lisboa e Vale do Tejo

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.