List of extreme points of Portugal
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This is a list of the extreme points of Portugal, indicating the location of the most distant or highest points in continental or national limits of Portugal:
- Northernmost point — village of Cevide, civil parish of Cristoval, municipality of Melgaço;
- Southernmost point — Ilhéu de Fora, Savage Islands, municipality of Funchal (Madeira);
- Westernmost point — Ilhéu do Monchique, Fajã Grande, municipality of Lajes das Flores, Flores (Azores), also considered the westernmost point of Europe;
- Easternmost point — Ifanes e Paradela, municipality of Miranda do Douro;
- Highest point — Mount Pico (Montanha do Pico), Pico (Azores), at a height of 2,351 metres (7,713 ft).
This subsection details the extreme points in continental Portugal:
- Northernmost point — village of Cevide (42.154058, -8.198415), civil parish of Cristoval, municipality of Melgaço;
- Southernmost point — Cabo de Santa Maria (36.960158, -7.887096), civil parish of Sé, municipality of Faro;
- Westernmost point — Cabo da Roca (38.780963, -9.500552), civil parish of Colares, municipality of Sintra, also the westernmost point of continental Europe;
- Easternmost point — Ifanes e Paradela (41.574886, -6.190217), municipality of Miranda do Douro;
- Highest point — Torre (40.321849, -7.612975), municipality of Seia, in the Serra da Estrela, at a height of 1,993 metres (6,539 ft).