Portugal lies in SW Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It's the westernmost nation in mainland Europe. The Atlantic Ocean is on its west; Spain is on its E & N. Most people in Portugal are Roman Catholics (80%). Its language is Portuguese. Of course, foreign languages are also spoken by some of the population.

Portugal lies in SW Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It's the westernmost nation in mainland Europe. The Atlantic Ocean is on its west; Spain is on its E & N. Most people in Portugal are Roman Catholics (80%). Its language is Portuguese. Of course, foreign languages are also spoken by some of the population.

Madeira Wine (Portugal). 'Madeira is a fortified wine, produced in the Madeira Islands; varieties may be sweet or dry. It has a history dating back to the Age of Exploration when Madeira was a standard port of call for ships heading to the New World or East Indies.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/portugal

Madeira Wine (Portugal). 'Madeira is a fortified wine, produced in the Madeira Islands; varieties may be sweet or dry. It has a history dating back to the Age of Exploration when Madeira was a standard port of call for ships heading to the New World or East Indies.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/portugal

Portugal has a rich history of ancient navigators, such as Ferdinand Magellan and Vasco da Gama, and this sphere, or the Coat of Arms, is emblematic of the nautical culture of Portugal. Description from buzzle.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Flag of Portugal: History, Meaning, and Other Interesting Facts

Portugal has a rich history of ancient navigators, such as Ferdinand Magellan and Vasco da Gama, and this sphere, or the Coat of Arms, is emblematic of the nautical culture of Portugal. Description from buzzle.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Alcobaça Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) ::  a Mediaeval Roman Catholic Monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.

The Alcobaça Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) :: a Mediaeval Roman Catholic Monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.

Best of Spain & Portugal in Europe - Lonely Planet Ideas for a dream vacation!!

Best of Spain & Portugal

Estátua do rei Don Pelayo, em Covadonga, Astúrias, Espanha.  - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Estátua do rei Don Pelayo, em Covadonga, Astúrias, Espanha. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The famous Manueline-style window of the Convent of Christ in Tomar, Portugal. Please, read more about Templars of Portugal >>> https://victortravelblog.com/2014/06/10/castles-knights-templar-in-portugal-history/

The famous Manueline-style window of the Convent of Christ in Tomar, Portugal. Please, read more about Templars of Portugal >>> https://victortravelblog.com/2014/06/10/castles-knights-templar-in-portugal-history/

Coat of Arms of the King D. João III of Portugal and Algarves. Brasão de El-Rei D. João III de Portugal e dos Algarves (1502-1557) "O Piedoso". Casa Real: Avis Editorial: Real Lidador Portugal Autor: Rui Miguel

Coat of Arms of the King D. João III of Portugal and Algarves. Brasão de El-Rei D. João III de Portugal e dos Algarves (1502-1557) "O Piedoso". Casa Real: Avis Editorial: Real Lidador Portugal Autor: Rui Miguel

Statue_King_Afonso_Henriques_Portugal  Estátua de D. Afonso Henriques no Castelo de São Jorge em Lisboa, réplica da original, feita por Soares dos Reis, que se encontra em Guimarães

Statue_King_Afonso_Henriques_Portugal Estátua de D. Afonso Henriques no Castelo de São Jorge em Lisboa, réplica da original, feita por Soares dos Reis, que se encontra em Guimarães

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