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Portugal Geography

Portugal – key data Area: 92,090 km² (of which land: 91,470 km², water: 620 km²). These values ​​include the Azores and Madeira. Population: 10.8 million (July 2011 estimate, CIA). Population density: 116.5 residents per square kilometer Population growth: 0.212% per year (2011, CIA) Capital: Lisbon (564,657 residents) Highest point: Ponta do Pico (Pico or Pico… Read More »

Portugal History

The history of Portugal begins as the Roman province of Lusitania. After the fall of the Roman Empire, Portugal was occupied by Germans, then by Arabs. During the Middle Ages, Portuguese princes, with the support of the church, began to conquer the country, and Portugal reached its present borders around 1300. In the 1400s and… Read More »

Lisbon Attractions and Tourist

Lisbon Attractions & Attractions Jeronimos Monastery (Mosterio dos Jeronimus) This is a fantastic building from the 16th century and Portugal’s foremost example of the distinctive manual style. The main attractions are the church, the monastery and the southern portal. Jeronimo Monastery is located in the Belem worm (Praca do Imerio.) Free admission is available, and… Read More »