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Portugal
(4,392 words)

República Portuguesa (The Portuguese Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

10,218,000

Area

92,000 sq. km (36,000 sq. mi)

Population density

110/sq. km (290/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.39% (per 1,000: births 7, deaths 11)

Under 15 years

13%

Urban dwellers

66% (0.44% p.a.)

Largest cities

Lisbon 2,957,000; Porto 1,313,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

95% Portuguese, 1% Chinese, 1% Kabuv…

Cite this page
“Portugal”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02PRT>
First published online: 2020



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