Portugal - Europe (EU)
Portuguese Republic ~ República Portuguesa
The Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa ) is a democratic republic located on the west and southwest parts of the Iberian Peninsula in south-western Europe and is the westernmost country in continental Europe.
Where is Portugal?
Portugal is bordered by Spain to the north and east and by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south. In addition, Portugal includes two archipelagos in the Atlantic, Azores (Açores) and Madeira Islands.
The capital of Portugal is Lisbon .
conventional long form: Portuguese Republic
conventional short form: Portugal
local long form: Republica Portuguesa
local short form: Portugal
Portugal Time: Western European Time (WET)
Current daylight saving dates for Europe
- Standard Time began: Sunday 27 October 2019 01:00 GMT. Clocks went back one hour.
- Standard Time ends: Sunday 29 March 2020 01:00 GMT. Clocks go forward one hour.
UK and Europe Clock Change Rules
NB: The Azores operate Azores Time.
Portugal (Mainland and Madeira) is in the Western European Time Zone. Western European Standard Time (WET) is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Portugal , where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1).
After the Summer months the time is shifted back by 1 hour to Western European Time (WET) or (GMT).