Portugal Political Map
Portugal Country Information:
Portugal is located in southwestern Europe. Portugal is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, and Spain to the north and east.
Portugal Bordering Countries:
Abrantes, Alcacer do Sal, Almada, Amadora, Aveiro, Balenca, Barca d'Alva, Barreiro, Beja, Bendas Novas, Braga, Braganca, Caldas da Rainha, Castelo Branco, Chaves, Coimbra, Covilha, Elvas, Estremoz, Evora, Fafe, Faro, Figueira da Foz, Guarda, Guimaraes, Lagos, Leiria, Lisboa (Lisbon), Marinha Grande, Moita, Montijo, Moura, Olhao, Portalegre, Portimao, Porto (Oporto), Sagres, Santarem, Serpa, Setubal, Sines, Tavira, Tomar, Viana do Castelo, Vila do Conde, Vila Real and Vilar Formoso.
Atlantic Ocean, Baia de Setubal, Barragem de Alqueva, Barragem de Campilhas, Barragem de Montargil, Barragem de Pracana, Barragem do Alto Rabagao, Barragem do Cabril, Barragem do Maranhao, Barragem do Pego de Altar, Buadiana River, Chanca River, Douro River, Foz do Rio Tejo, Foz do Rio Vouga, Golfo de Cadiz, Lima River, Minho River, Mondego River, Paiva River, Sado River, Tagus River, Tamega River, Tejo River, Tuela River and Zezare River.
Portugal Natural Resources:
The numerous metal resources for Portugal include iron ore, copper, zinc, tin, tungsten, silver, gold and uranium. A variety of other natural resources are present in this country including marble, clay, gypsum, fish, cork forests, salt, hydropower and arable land.
Portugal Natural Hazards:
The Azores of Portugal are subject to severe earthquakes.
Portugal Environmental Issues:
Portugal has water pollution, especially in the coastal areas. Other environmental issues for the country include air pollution caused by the industrial and vehicle emissions, and soil erosion.