Portugal

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About Country

Capital
Lisbon
Population
Approximately 10.3 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
111 people per square kilometer
GDP
$238.1 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Portuguese is the official language, with English and Spanish also widely spoken
Currency
Euro (EUR)
National Dish
Bacalhau (salt cod), which is prepared in numerous ways and is a staple of Portuguese cuisine
Religion
The majority of the population is Roman Catholic, with a growing minority of non-religious individuals
Climate
Portugal has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers
Main Industries
Agriculture, fisheries, tourism, and manufacturing
Level of Development
Portugal is considered a developed country with a high human development index (HDI) ranking of 38 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 92,212 square kilometers

Discover the magic of Portugal 🇵🇹, a land of stunning landscapes 🌄, cultural gems 🏛️, and delicious cuisine 🍴. From the picturesque villages of Sintra to the vibrant city of Lisbon, immerse yourself in the country’s rich history and vibrant culture. Plan your trip to Portugal today and experience the best of Europe!

Portugal is a southern European country located on the Iberian Peninsula, bordered by Spain to the north and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south. It is known for its stunning coastline, historic cities, delicious cuisine, and vibrant culture.

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  • Alfama, Lisbonne, Portugal
  • Alfama, Portugal
  • Aljezur, Portugal
  • Arrifana Beach, Aljezur, Portugal
  • Belém, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Douro, Portugal
  • Estrada da Ponta da Piedade, Lagos, Portugal
  • Lisboa, Portugal
  • Lisbon, Portugal (1)
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Pena Palace, Estrada da Pena, Sintra, Portugal
  • Ponte 25 de Abril, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Porto, Portugal (1)
  • Porto, Portugal (2)
  • Porto, Portugal
  • Praça do Comércio, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Praça do Comércio, Lissabon, Portugal
  • Praia da Carriagem, Aljezur, Portugal
  • Rossio, Lisbon, Portugal

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Portugal include:

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    Lisbon: Portugal's capital city, known for its historic neighborhoods, charming cafes, and vibrant nightlife.

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    Algarve: Portugal's southernmost region, known for its stunning beaches, picturesque villages, and world-class golf courses.

  • 3

    Sintra: a historic town located just outside of Lisbon, known for its stunning palaces and castles.

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    Porto: a historic city located in the north of Portugal, famous for its port wine and beautiful bridges.

  • 5

    Douro Valley: a scenic wine region located in northern Portugal, known for its terraced vineyards and historic wine estates.

  • 6

    Coimbra: a charming university town located in central Portugal, known for its historic university and beautiful architecture.

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    Azores: a group of nine volcanic islands located in the Atlantic Ocean, known for their stunning landscapes, hot springs, and whale watching.

  • 8

    Madeira: a beautiful island located off the coast of Africa, known for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture.

  • 9

    Évora: a historic city located in southern Portugal, known for its beautiful Roman ruins and medieval architecture.

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    Pena Palace: a stunning palace located in Sintra, known for its colorful architecture and breathtaking views.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Portugal has to offer. The country is also known for its delicious cuisine, with fresh seafood, pastries, and wines being among the highlights.

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