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Portugal is the westernmost country of Europe, and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira are part of Portugal.
During the Christian Reconquista, the County of Portugal was settled as part of the Kingdom of Galicia. With the establishment of the Kingdom in 1139, its recognition in 1143, and the stabilization of its borders by 1249, Portugal claims to be the oldest European nation-state.
maritime exploration, Portugal established a global empire that included possessions in Africa, Asia, Oceania, and South America, becoming one of the world's major economic, political and military powers.
Portugal , in Southern Europe, shares the Iberian peninsula at the western tip of Europe with Spain. Geographically and culturally somewhat isolated from its neighbor, Portugal has a rich, unique culture, lively cities and beautiful countryside.
Portugal was recently named "Best Golf Destination 2008" by readers of Golfers Today, a British publication. Fourteen of Portugal's courses are rated in the top 100 best in Europe.
Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. During the 15th and 16th centuries Portugal started a major chapter in world history with the New World Discoveries ("Descobrimentos").
Portugal offers a uniquely diverse and exciting range of cultures, climates, and landscapes.
Portugal features some of the best golf courses in Europe, great Hotels, historic Pousadas, quaint Manor Houses and a multitude of activities from hiking to sailing.
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recognized Portugal as an independent kingdom in 1143, and it soon flourished as a maritime and colonial power with holdings stretching from Africa to the Far East and Brazil in the New World.
Portugal is divided roughly in half by the Tagus River; the highlands rise mostly north of the Tagus and stretch northeast into Spain. Portugal has an industrialized economy in which both public and private sectors participate.
Portugal is a republic with a unicameral legislature; the head of state is the president, and the head of government is the prime minister. In the 1st millennium BCE, Celtic peoples settled the Iberian Peninsula. They were conquered c.
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Futebol de Portugal/Clube de Portugal) represents Portugal in association football and is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation, the governing body for football in Portugal. Portugal's home ground is Estádio Nacional in Oeiras, and their head coach is Paulo Bento.
The next two times Portugal qualified for the World Cup were 1986 and 2002, with Portugal going out in the first round both times. In the 1986 tournament, players went on strike over prize-money and refused to train between their first and second games.
Map of PortugalMap of Portugal Portuguese Republic President: Aníbal Cavaco Silva (2006) Prime Minister: José Sócrates (resigned March 2011) Land area: 35,382 sq mi (91,639 sq km); total area: 35,672 sq mi (92,391 sq km)
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Portugal occupies the western part of the Iberian Peninsula and is slightly smaller than Indiana. The country is crossed by three large rivers that rise in Spain, flow into the Atlantic, and divide the country into three geographic areas.
trade with Portugal (2009): Exports-$1 billion: transportation equipment (22.5%); computer and electronic products (15.6%); machinery and mechanical appliances (10.2%); minerals and ores (8.9%); all others (42.7%). Imports-$1.5 billion: mineral fuels, oils (17.5%); wood products (10.2%); textile mills products (7.9%); chemicals (7.
Portugal is one of the oldest states in Europe. It traces its modern history to A.D. 1140 when, following a 9-year rebellion against the King of Leon-Castile, Afonso Henriques, the Count of Portugal, became the country's first king, Afonso I.
Portugal eventually became a massive colonial empire with vast territories in Africa (Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Sao Tome) and Latin America (Brazil), and outposts in the Far East (East Timor, Macau, Goa).
While it's true that Portugal is no longer the Iberian Peninsula's best-kept secret, it's fairly easy to escape the crowds.
Portugal has an old-fashioned charm, with medieval castles and picture-perfect villages scattered over meandering coastlines and flower-covered hillsides. From the ancient university town of Coimbra to Lord Byron's favourite Portuguese haunt, Sintra, the country's proud history can be felt everywhere.
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Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country in southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. The land within the borders of today's Portuguese Republic has been constantly settled since prehistoric times.
Portugal is a developed country, and although having the lowest GDP per capita of all Western European countries, it has a high Human Development Index and one of the highest quality of life ratings in the world.
Being the westernmost country of mainland Europe, Portugal is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira are also part of Portugal.
about Portugal in its diversity: geography, economy, science, people, culture, environment, government and history. You will have access to newspapers from Portugal and you will find extensive travel and tourism information for Portugal.
An independent kingdom since 1143, Portugal established its continental frontiers in 1297 and is one of the oldest nations in Europe.
The following year Portugal granted independence to all of its African colonies. Portugal is member-country of the European Union since 1986. Today the country enjoys a steady economic growth.
Location of Portugal Location of Portugal (dark green) – on the European continent (light green & dark grey) – in the European Union (light green) — Capital (and largest city) Lisbon5
southwestern Europe, Portugal is the westernmost country of mainland Europe and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira are also part of Portugal.
possessions in Africa, Asia and South America, Portugal was one of the world's major economic, political, and cultural powers. In the 17th century, the Portuguese Restoration War between Portugal and Spain ended the sixty year period of the Iberian Union (1580-1640).
Portugal ist ein Land im Südwesten von Europa.English: Portugal is a country in Western Europe.Esperanto: Portugalio estas ŝtato en Eŭropo. Ĝia ĉefurbo estas Lisbono.Español: Portugal es un país situado al suroeste de Europa.Euskara: Portugal Europa hego-mendebaldeko herrialde bat da.
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to Portugal and visit one of Europe’s most unpretentious, but undeniably beautiful countries. Portugal has enough UNESCO World Heritage Sites to keep any nature-lover happy and enough cultural marvels to render any traveler awestruck. Portugal’s past seeps through in present-day Portugal.
Portugal plays host to hefty rainfalls that settle predominantly in the northwest regions of the country from the end of November through the beginning of March.
Portugal n (Placename) a republic in SW Europe, on the Atlantic: became an independent monarchy in 1139 and expelled the Moors in 1249 after more than four centuries of Muslim rule; became a republic in 1910; under the dictatorship of Salazar from 1932 until
Portugal is a member of the European Union. Official language: Portuguese. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Lisbon. Pop.: 10 328 000 (2001 est.). Area: 91 831 sq. km (35 456 sq.
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and Portugal's winning combination is becoming quite tempting. Consider then that Portugal is less expensive than neighbouring Spain (and also not as popular) and it's becoming simply irresistible.
traditionally taken as the occasion when Portugal was transformed from a county into an independent kingdom: the Kingdom of Portugal. In 1348 and 1349, like the rest of Europe, Portugal was devastated by the Black Death.
economic prosperity to Portugal and its population of 1,5 million residents then. In 1500, Pedro Álvares Cabral, en route to India, discovered Brazil and claimed it for Portugal. Portugal's independence was interrupted between 1580 and 1640.
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The boo-birds rained down on Cristiano Ronaldo after Portugal was eliminated by rival Spain. He deserved the treatment for failing his country.
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Portugal did eventually book their spot in the finals with a 2-0 aggregate win, winning 1-0 in both legs, but they still weren’t convincing.
he looks to carry one of the weakest Portugal squads for some time to World Cup glory in South Africa 2010.
Considering this Portugal side can frustrate even the calmest of players, Ronaldo could become hot under the collar in South Africa if he’s left to carry the slack. Nevertheless a great player, and a prolific goalscorer.
little over a century Portugal had nearly established its modern-day borders by conquering territory from the Muslim Moors.
Portugal is a developed country, and although having one of the lowest GDP per capita of Western European countries, it has a high Human Development Index and one of the highest quality of life ratings in the world.
Main article: History of Portugal Main language areas in Iberia circa 200 BC, before the process of Roman conquest. The early history of Portugal, whose name probably derives from the Roman name Portus Cale, is shared with the rest of the Iberian peninsula.