Lisbon, located on the Iberian Peninsula and Portugal’s largest city, is the westernmost capital of mainland Europe. The popular destination is located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, from which many Portuguese explorers left in the previous centuries. Europe’s longest bridge, named after one of these Portuguese explorers, is the Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon.
Apart from its location and appeal as city destination – what are Lisbon’s strengths and weaknesses? How does this city do in terms of economic performance, sustainability and reputation?
Let's take a closer look at:
Lisbon's economic performance
Lisbon - how sustainable?
How attractive is Lisbon for digital nomads?
Lisbon’s economic performance
Lisbon is ranked the 55th city in the world in terms of being a global financial centre. The Global Financial Centres Index ranks a hundred cities in order to map the financial centres of the world. Whereas a 55th position might not be particularly high, Lisbon’s position has increased substantially over the years.