|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|
|- elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|Lowest point||Sea level|
|- location||Atlantic Ocean|
|Area||2,710.24 km2 (1,046 sq mi)|
|Density||1,038.97 / km2 (2,691 / sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||WEST (UTC+1)|
|GDP per capita (PPS)||€ 22,745 (2004)
€ 23,816 (2005)
€ 25,200 (2006)
€ 26,100 (2007)
|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 2710.24 km² (the smallest region on mainland Portugal) and includes a population of 2,815,851 inhabitants according to the 2011 census, a density of 1039 inhabitants/km².
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)."
In practical terms, the region can be considered as representing the Lisbon Metropolitan Area. It is a region of significant importance in industry (light and heavy), services and agriculture.
The 18 municipalities:
- Vila Franca de Xira
- CCDR-LVT (2010). "CCDR-LVT" (in Portuguese). Lisbon, Portugal: Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional. Retrieved 03-02-2011.