Download Portugal Administrative Boundary GIS Data – Regions, Districts and more

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Administratively, Portugal is divided into 18 districts, each with its own distinct charm and culture. Lisbon, the capital and largest city, lies in the Lisbon District, serving as the economic and cultural heart of the nation.

Portugal Nation Boundary

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Download Portugal District Shapefile Data

The district serves as an administrative unit and is further divided into municipalities (concelhos) and parishes (freguesias). The district capitals are usually the largest cities within each district and serve as regional administrative centers.

Portugal District boundaries

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This shapefile covers following districts of portugal listed below:

  1. Aveiro
  2. Beja
  3. Braga
  4. Bragança
  5. Castelo Branco
  6. Coimbra
  7. Évora
  8. Faro
  9. Guarda
  10. Leiria
  11. Lisbon (Lisboa in Portuguese)
  12. Portalegre
  13. Porto
  14. Santarém
  15. Setúbal
  16. Viana do Castelo
  17. Vila Real
  18. Viseu

Download Portugal Municipality Shapefile Data

In Portugal’s administrative landscape, municipalities play a crucial role in local governance and empowering communities. Also known as “concelhos,” they represent the smallest territorial divisions in the country, with 308 spread throughout the nation.

Portugal Municipality Boundaries

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Download Portugal Civil Parishes Shapefile Data

In Portugal’s administrative framework, civil parishes, also known as “freguesias,” hold a vital place as the heart of local communities. With approximately 3,000 civil parishes spread throughout the country, these small territorial units play a significant role in fostering close connections and enhancing civic life.

Portugal Civil Parish Boundaries

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Download Portugal Islands Shapefile Data

Portugal is home to several islands, with the two main island groups being the Azores and Madeira. Here is a brief overview of each:

Azores: The Azores archipelago consists of nine volcanic islands located in the North Atlantic Ocean. The islands are divided into three groups: the Eastern Group (São Miguel and Santa Maria), the Central Group (Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico, and Faial), and the Western Group (Flores and Corvo). The Azores are known for their stunning natural landscapes, including lush greenery, volcanic craters, thermal hot springs, and picturesque lakes.

Madeira: Madeira is an autonomous region comprising the main island of Madeira and the smaller island of Porto Santo, both situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. Known as the “Pearl of the Atlantic,” Madeira is celebrated for its year-round mild climate, lush botanical gardens, and impressive levada trails. The archipelago also includes the uninhabited Desertas and Selvagens Islands, which are nature reserves known for their unique flora and fauna.

These islands offer a wide range of attractions and activities, making them popular destinations for travelers seeking natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and a taste of Portuguese culture and hospitality.

Portugal Islands Boundaries

Download Portugal Islands Shapefile

This shapefile covers following islands of portugal listed below:

  • São Miguel
  • Santa Maria
  • Terceira
  • Graciosa
  • São Jorge
  • Pico
  • Faial
  • Flores
  • Corvo

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