351 Country Code – Portugal Phone Code

351 is the country calling code for Portugal.

Portugal is a country on the continent of Europe. The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

How to Call Portugal from the UK

To call a telephone number in Portugal from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK, this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Portugal - 351.
  • Dial the number of the person/business.

Area Codes and Landlines

In Portugal, landline numbers start with 2 and are 9 digits long. The first 3 digits identify the landline’s geographic location.

The following are the area codes for Portugal’s major cities:

  • Braga – 253
  • Lisbon – 21X
  • Porto – 22X

Even when calling from within the same area, the area code and all digits are dialled while making a domestic call to a landline in Portugal.

For example, to call a number in Lisbon 21XXXXXXX from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), then the Portugal country code (351), and finally the subscriber number, e.g., 00-351-21XXXXXXX or +351-21XXXXXXX.
Portugal Country Code +351 00351
Portugal Country Code +351 00351

Portuguese Mobile Telephone Numbers

Portuguese mobile phone numbers are 9 digits long and start with the digit 9.

To make a call to a Portuguese mobile phone from the UK or another country, dial the international dialling code (00/+), the international telephone code for Portugal (351), and then the customer number, e.g. 00-351-9XXXXXXXX or +351-9XXXXXXXX.

Fixed Line Statistics

Data from the World Bank shows that in 2022 there were 52.94 landline telephone subscribers for every 100 people living in Portugal.

In 2008 there were 39.32 fixed-line telephone subscriptions for every 100 people living in Portugal.

The table below shows how fixed-line phone subscription statistics have changed in recent years.

YearLandline Telephone Subscriptions (per 100 People) in Portugal
202252.94
202151.69
202050.62
201949.45
201849.31
201746.87
201646.33
201545.18
201444.09
201343.29
201243.32
201143.00
201042.37
200940.87
200839.32

Mobile Phone Statistics

According to the World Bank, there were 124.55 mobile phone subscribers per 100 people in 2022.

Mobile telephone subscription statistics by year for Portugal are shown in the table below.

YearMobile Phone Subscriptions (per 100 People) in Portugal
2022124.55
2021120.94
2020115.08
2019115.74
2018115.25
2017114.13
2016111.99
2015113.02
2014114.29
2013114.59
2012113.26
2011116.75
2010115.32
2009111.37
2008132.78

Internet Usage Statistics

According to statistics from the World Bank, in 2022 84.50 per cent of the population of Portugal used the internet.

This is a significant increase from 2008 when only 44.13 per cent of the population were active internet users.

Internet usage statistics in recent years are shown in the table below.

YearIndividuals Using the Internet in Portugal (% of Population)
202284.50
202182.31
202078.26
201975.35
201874.66
201773.79
201670.42
201568.63
201464.59
201362.10
201260.34
201155.25
201053.30
200948.27
200844.13

Portugal has seen a significant increase in internet usage in recent years.

The increase in internet usage in Portugal is due to a combination of factors, including the increasing availability of broadband internet, the growth of mobile internet, the increasing use of social media, and the increasing use of the internet for work and study.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Portugal is the euro (EUR).

The current exchange rates between the euro and the British pound (EUR to GBP, GBP to EUR) are:

  • 1 euro (EUR) = 0.856 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 1.168 EUR

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Portugal – Facts and Figures

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula in Southern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Its territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.

Lisbon is the capital and biggest city. The country is named after its second-largest city, Porto, whose Roman name was Portus Cale.

The official language is Portuguese.

Portugal has been a member of the United Nations since 1955 and is a member of the European Union, the Eurozone, and NATO.

Portugal is a popular tourist destination. Lisbon is one of the most visited cities in Europe. Other popular destinations include Porto, the Algarve, and Madeira.

Useful information about Portugal:

  • Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): PT
  • Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): PRT
  • Region: Europe
  • Sub-region: Southern Europe
  • Capital: Lisbon
  • Area: 92,090 square km
  • Language(s): Portuguese
  • Borders: Spain

Data from the World Bank shows that in 2022 the population of Portugal was 10,379,007.

The table below shows how the total population has changed in recent years.

YearTotal Population of Portugal
202210,379,007
202110,325,147
202010,297,081
201910,286,263
201810,283,822
201710,300,300
201610,325,452
201510,358,076
201410,401,062
201310,457,295
201210,514,844
201110,557,560
201010,573,100
200910,568,247
200810,558,177

Map of Portugal

The location of Portugal is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Portugal
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