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NUTS of Portugal

In the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) codes of Portugal (PT), the three levels are:

Level Subdivisions #
NUTS 1 Continental Portugal (Continente)
(+ Azores and Madeira)
NUTS 2 Regional Coordination Commissions + Autonomous regions (Comissões de Coordenação Regional + Regiões Autónomas) 7
NUTS 3 Groups of Municipalities (Grupos de Municípios) 30

NUTS codes

PT11 Norte
PT111 Minho-Lima
PT112 Cávado
PT113 Ave
PT114 Grande Porto
PT115 Tâmega
PT116 Entre Douro e Vouga
PT117 Douro
PT118 Alto Trás-os-Montes
PT15 Algarve
PT150 Algarve
PT16 Centro (P)
PT161 Baixo Vouga
PT162 Baixo Mondego
PT163 Pinhal Litoral
PT164 Pinhal Interior Norte
PT165 Dão-Lafões
PT166 Pinhal Interior Sul
PT167 Serra da Estrela
PT168 Beira Interior Norte
PT169 Beira Interior Sul
PT16A Cova da Beira
PT16B Oeste
PT16C Médio Tejo
PT17 Lisboa
PT171 Grande Lisboa
PT172 Península de Setúbal
PT18 Alentejo
PT181 Alentejo Litoral
PT182 Alto Alentejo
PT183 Alentejo Central
PT184 Baixo Alentejo
PT185 Lezíria do Tejo
PT2 Região Autónoma dos AÇORES
PT20 Região Autónoma dos Açores
PT200 Região Autónoma dos Açores
PT3 Região Autónoma da MADEIRA
PT30 Região Autónoma da Madeira
PT300 Região Autónoma da Madeira

Local administrative units

Below the NUTS levels, the two LAU (Local Administrative Units) levels are:

Level Subdivisions #
LAU 1 Municipalities (Concelhos - Municípios) 308
LAU 2 Parishes (Freguesias) 4260

The LAU codes of Portugal can be downloaded at: EurostatPage white excel.png

See also


  • Hierarchical list of the Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics - NUTS and the Statistical regions of Europe
  • Overview map of EU Countries - NUTS level 1
    • PORTUGAL - NUTS level 2
    • PORTUGAL - NUTS level 3
  • Correspondence between the NUTS levels and the national administrative units
  • List of current NUTS codes
    • Download current NUTS codes (ODS format)
  • Regions of Portugal,
  • Municipalities of Portugal,
  • Regiões de Portugal, LOCAL.PT
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