Lisbon ( Portuguese : Lisboa ) is the capital and largest city of Portugal. Considered a "world city" according to the 2010 ranking of the Network for the Study of Globalization and world cities , Lisbon is also the capital of the district of Lisbon, Greater Lisbon and the Lisbon Metropolitan Area .
End of 2013, the municipality count a population of 1,000,022 inhabitants , distributed over an area of 83.7 km2. The Lisbon Metropolitan Area ( Greater Lisbon ) has a population légèrements than 2.8 million people, or about 20% of the Portuguese population , making it the 11th European agglomeration importance . It is the richest city in Portugal , with a GDP per capita higher than the average GDP of the European Union.
Located at the mouth of the Tagus , the city is divided into 53 parishes ( parishes or districts) . It is bordered by the municipalities of Loures and Odivelas north west Oeiras , Amadora northwest and the Tagus estuary southeast .