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Lisbon: Capital of Portugal
Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 505,526 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2. Lisbon's urban area extends beyond the city's administrative limits with a population of around 2.8 million people, being the 10th-most populous urban area in the European Union. About 3 million people live in the Lisbon metropolitan area, which represents approximately 27% of the country's population. It is mainland Europe's westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus. The westernmost portions of its metro area, the Portuguese Riviera, form the westernmost point of Continental Europe, culminating at Cabo da Roca.

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Trial of Football Leaks creator kicks off in Portugal [Video]

Trial of Football Leaks creator kicks off in Portugal

Rui Pinto's trial begins in Lisbon with the creater of Football Leaks facing 90 charges including unauthorised access to data, violation of correspondence and attempted extortion.

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Bayern Munich arrive at the airport in Lisbon with the Champions League trophy [Video]

Bayern Munich arrive at the airport in Lisbon with the Champions League trophy

Bayern prepare to leave Portugal with the Champions League trophy

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Bayern fans celebrate in Lisbon [Video]

Bayern fans celebrate in Lisbon

Bayern Munich fans celebrate Champions League title after beating Paris Saint German in Lisbon.

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Fans & players countdown the hours to Champions League final [Video]

Fans & players countdown the hours to Champions League final

With temperatures soaring in Lisbon the question is whether the players and fans can handle the heat as Bayern Munich play Paris St Germain in the Champions League final.

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Fans gather in Lisbon for Champions League 'ghost match' final [Video]

Fans gather in Lisbon for Champions League 'ghost match' final

It's Champions League final day with a difference as only a handful of fans descend on Lisbon for Sunday's match between Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain.

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Lisbon resembles ghost town ahead of Champions League ghost match final [Video]

Lisbon resembles ghost town ahead of Champions League ghost match final

The quiet streets of Lisbon Lisbon resemble a tourist city out of season on the eve of the UEFA Champions League final.

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Anticipation grows in Lisbon on the eve of UEFA Champions League final [Video]

Anticipation grows in Lisbon on the eve of UEFA Champions League final

On the eve of the Champions League final, tourists and Bayern Munich and PSG supporters gathered on Saturday at Lisbon's Praca Dom Pedro IV, in the city centre, where a giant replica of the trophy is..

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Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain finally make it to final [Video]

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain finally make it to final

The club eased to a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig in a one-sided semi-final in Lisbon on Tuesday.View on euronews

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PSG 'hungry for success' ahead of Champions League final [Video]

PSG 'hungry for success' ahead of Champions League final

Mandatory credit: UEFA 2020 Paris St-Germain are through to their firstChampions League final after beating RB Leipzig 3-0 in Lisbon. Manager ThomasTuchel says his side are "hungry for success" after..

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Pep Guardiola pledges to continue quest for Champions League [Video]

Pep Guardiola pledges to continue quest for Champions League

Mandatory credit: UEFA 2020 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has vowed tokeep hunting Champions League glory after Lyon dumped them out. City werestunned 3-1 in their quarter final in Lisbon after..

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Barcelona players booed by fans after 8-2 humbling at the hands of Bayern Munich [Video]

Barcelona players booed by fans after 8-2 humbling at the hands of Bayern Munich

Barcelona players were greeted with booing as they arrived at their hotel in Lisbon following an 8-2 demolition at the hands of Bayern Munich.View on euronews

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Lionel Messi and Barcelona teammates arrive in Lisbon [Video]

Lionel Messi and Barcelona teammates arrive in Lisbon

Barcelona's players touched down in Lisbon as the Catalan giants prepare toface Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Friday.

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FC Barcelona players arrive in Lisbon ahead of Bayern match [Video]

FC Barcelona players arrive in Lisbon ahead of Bayern match

Lionel Messi and his Barca team mates arrive in Lisbon ahead of their Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich.

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Atletico Madrid ready for Champions League clash after COVID scare [Video]

Atletico Madrid ready for Champions League clash after COVID scare

Atletico Madrid arrive in Lisbon after COVID scare

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Gabriel Jesus ‘so decisive’ as City book last eight spot in Champions League [Video]

Gabriel Jesus ‘so decisive’ as City book last eight spot in Champions League

Pep Guardiola hailed Gabriel Jesus for delivering on the biggest stage asManchester City stunned Real Madrid to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Jesus forced and then took advantage of two..

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Paris St Germain book place in first Champions League final with RB Leipzig rout

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