Last updated on Jul 17, 2023
Summary: The approximate population of Lagos, Portugal is 31,000. People describe Lagos as a vibrant and picturesque city with a rich history and culture. Expats love the laid-back atmosphere, the stunning beaches, and the friendly locals. The weather in Lagos is mild and temperate. The average temperature in the summer is around 75°F (24°C) and in the winter it is around 55°F (13°C). The average cost of living in Lagos for an expat is around $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $600 per month and a two bedroom apartment is around $800 per month.
What do I need to know about living in Lagos?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Lagos, they said:
"Before retiring in Lagos, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is higher than in many other parts of the country. Additionally, expats should research the local healthcare system and ensure that they have access to the medical care they need. It is also important to familiarize oneself with the local culture and customs, as well as the Portuguese language. Finally, expats should consider the climate in Lagos, which is generally mild and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit," said one expat who made the move to Lagos.
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