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Lisboa - Carlos Moedas

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Lisboa

Lisboa
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Area

City: 100.05 km2

Population

City: 505,526

Postal zone

1149-014 Lisboa

Area code(s)

(+351) 21

Government

Type: LAU
Body: Concelho/Câmara Municipal
Mayor: Carlos Moedas

Carlos Moedas

Biography

Carlos Moedas graduated as a civil engineer from Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon) in 1993. He also attended the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris (1993). In 2011 he headed the Social Democrat Party’s (PSD) economic team. That same year he was elected as a Member of Parliament and appointed Under-Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal where he was tasked with coordinating and monitoring the adjustment programme structural reforms. From 2009-2014 he was the Commissioner responsible for Research, Science and Innovation. In 2014, he became the youngest member to be elected to the Portuguese Academy of Engineering. He is an honorary fellow from the African Academy of Sciences. In 2016 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Laws by the University of Cork in Ireland and in 2018 an Honorary Doctorate in Management from the ESCP Europe (École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris). In 2019 he received the Gold Medal of the Portuguese Order of Engineering. He is now a Trustee at the Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2021, he was elected mayor of Lisbon.

Lisbon

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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 11th-most populous urban area in the European Union. About 3 million people live in the Lisbon metropolitan area, including the Portuguese Riviera (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 form the westernmost point of Continental Europe, which is known as Cabo da Roca, located in the Sintra Mountains.
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Lisboa

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Lisboa GCTE • ComTE é a capital de Portugal e a cidade mais populosa do país. Tem uma população de 506 892 habitantes, dentro dos seus limites administrativos. Na Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, residem 2 821 697 pessoas (2011), sendo por isso a maior e mais populosa área metropolitana do país. Lisboa é o centro político de Portugal, sede do Governo e da residência do chefe de Estado. É o "farol da lusofonia" (Daus): a Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP) tem a sua sede na cidade. É ainda a capital mais a ocidente do continente europeu na costa atlântica. O estatuto administrativo da cidade foi originalmente concedido pelo ditador Júlio César enquanto município romano. O imperador acrescentou orgulhosamente à palavra “Olisipo”, que deu origem ao nome de Lisboa, a designação "Felicidade Júlia" (Felicitas Julia), em sua memória.
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