Flag of Portugal and pt-PT

Locale Code: pt-PT

The locale code represents Portuguese language in Portugal country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive pt-PT locale data for Portugal
Country NamePortugal
Country Name (Local)Portugal
Country Flag🇵🇹
Country Area92090 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)PT
Language NamePortuguese
Language Name (Local)Português
Language Code (ISO 639-1)pt
RegionSouthern Europe
Capital NameLisbon
Capital Latitude38.71667
Capital Longitude-9.13333
Postal Code Format####-###
Postal Code Regex^(\d{7})$


The currency used for the locale code pt-PT is Euro.

Currency information for Portugal and pt-PT locale
Currency NameEuro
Currency Name (Local)Euro
Currency CodeEUR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric978
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCent


Portugal has 2 timezones with UTC offsets ranging from UTC-01:00 to UTC.



Portugal shares only one border with Spain and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'pt-PT' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, pt_PT is a locale code for Portuguese language in Portugal. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.