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Portuguese is the main, official language of the Portuguese Republic and of its far flung, former colonies in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. It is both distinct from and similar to the continental Spanish of neighboring Spain. Questions typically refer to the language's poetic achievements in literature; pivotal roles in colonial exploration and European technology; and particular interactions with regional languages and dialects.
Portugal has no official motto. From 1926 to 1974, the motto was 'Deus, Pátria e Família!' ('God, Country and Family'). On Apr 25 1974 the 'Cloves Revolution' took place and, since this was a fascist motto, it was basically forgotten and disused.
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ID Login for your godfather or Your godfather's ID Login may be English equivalents of 'Identifiant Login de votre parrain'. The masculine noun 'identifiant' means 'ID'. The noun 'Login' is an English loan word. The preposition 'de' means 'of'. The possessive 'votre' means 'your'. The masculine no…
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The founding of Condeixa-a-Nova took place by 1219. That's the year in which the name starts appearing in historical documents. The place also is known as Condeixa. It's in the Central Region [Regio Centro] in west central Portugal. It was built by former inhabitants of the nearby early Roman settl…
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Portuguese is the official language of 10 countries: 1. Portugal [República Portuguesa]. 2. Brazil [República Federativa do Brasil]. 3. East Timor [República Democrática de Timor-Leste] 4. Macau [Região Administrativa Especial de Macau]. 5. Equatorial Guinea [República da Guiné Equatoria…
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Prince Henry of Portugal laid the groundwork for a new era of exploraion.aka Henry the Navigator
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King Joo I [April 11, 1357 - August 14, 1433] was Portugal's leader in the 1420s. He was the 10th King of Portugal and the Algarves. He reigned from April 6, 1385 until his death 48 years later.
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Manuel de Arriaga - 1911-1915 (resigned)
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Yaounde. Lisbon is Portugal's capital and Yaounde is Cameroon's capital. Portugal is a European country located on the Iberian Peninsula between Spain and the Atlantic Ocean. Cameroon is a west African country located near Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea…
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Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal.
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"Girl" in English is menina in Portuguese.
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Both countries sought treasure in the New World and in the East Indies. Portugal was limited by the Treaty of Tordesillas (1494) which gave Spain the right to colonize most of the Americas. The exception was Brazil, the easternmost part of South America. Portugal, however, also conducted trade, conq…
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The president Cavaco Silva
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Yes. There are countries where Portuguese is spoken, because of its status as official language. Examples are Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde Islands, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Macau, Mozambique, Portugal, and Sao Tome and Principe. There also are countries where Portuguese is spoken, because of compuls…
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That he is the first European known to sail around the southern tip of Africa and that he witnessed the discovery of the future Brazil are two reasons why Bartolomeu Dias (c. 1451-May 29, 1500) is important to history.Specifically, Bartolomeu participated in an expedition of 1487-1488. The expediti…
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The climate in Portugal is very hot... :) :(
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With this online Portuguese to English translator you can translate up to 1000 characters of text into either Portuguese or English for free. http://www.acreativedesktop.com/english-portuguese-text-speech-program.html
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It looks like Euros http://www.uku.fi/~dlaakson/Euro.jpg
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agricultural products, food products, oil products, chemical products, plastics and rubber, skins and leather, wood and cork, wood pulp and paper, textile materials, clothing, footwear, minerals and mineral products, base metals, machinery and tools, vehicles and other transport material, and optica…
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Discovering and mapping the coasts of Africa, Asia and Brazil, in what become known as the Age of Discovery.
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Portuguese is a great language! I have been speaking it since the age of 2! We are very similar to the Italian and the French but personality wise they are closer to the Italian! Like one thing in portuguese would be: Todos devem aprender portugues é a melhor lingua para se aprender! That means: Ev…
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You can say Portuguese, or you can say 'from Portugal'.
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Relative to the rest of continental Europe, Portugal is the most Westernly country. It is found on the Iberian Peninsula; West of Spain (and South in some portions), North of Africa, and South of the UK.
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no we do not but we drink wine called (Moscato Rubino).
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West of Spain.
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Portugal is right next to Spain (both of these nations are part of what is known as the Iberian Peninsula) at the western end of Europe.
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you would call them portuguese people
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Brazil is a former Portuguese colony. The country was claimed for Portugal by Pedro lvares Cabral [ca. 1468 - ca. 1520] in April 1500. Colonial status essentially ended with Brazil's declaration of independence on September 7, 1822.
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Anibal Cavaco Silva [b. July 15, 1939] is the current leader of Portugal. He holds that position as the President of the Portuguese Republic. He was elected on January 22, 2006. He was sworn into office on March 9, 2006.
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Spain and Portugal share the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is mainly in the western part of the Peninsula. Portugal is bordered to the north and east by Spain and to the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean. Also located on the Iberian Peninsula are the Principality of Andorra, the British colony of G…
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Spain and Portugal are located on the Iberian Peninsula.
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The Azores Autonomous Region [Regiao Autonomia dos Acores] is a Portuguese archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. The Azores' nine islands and rocky islets are about 930 miles [1,500 kilometers] from Lisbon [Lisboa], Portugal and about 2,400 miles [3,900 kilometers] from the east coast of North America.…
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Portugal is a wonderful european country, with many traditions and ancient customs.A tasteful cuisine, magnificent landscapes, nice people, and an advanced culture.Many amazing places to visit, lovely songs to listen. Castles and ancient cities are worthwhile to visit as well.text by Jim west70 (Tha…
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Portugal's relative location is on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It's located in the western part of the peninsula. It's bordered by Spain on the east and the north. It's bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the south and the west.
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All of the Azorean islands are volcanic in nature and have volcanic craters.
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Many English words used everyday are Portuguese in origin. Examples include albatross, albacore, acai, cobra, macaw, yam, dodo, and potato.
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It's Portuguese that's spoken in the Portuguese capital city of Lisbon [Lisboa]. Portuguese is the official language of Portugal. In 1999 Mirandese [lingua mirandesa] was granted co-official recognition as a regional language in local matters. But Mirandese isn't spoken in Lisbon. Instead, it's spok…
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Portugal is located in South Western Europe. The exact longitude and latitude of the country of Portugal is located at 39-30'-0" N and 8-0'-0" W.
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A parliamentary republic is Portugal's current type of government. Through that form of government, Portugal has a President as the head of state. There's a Prime Minister as the head of government. There's a two-chamber parliament as the national legislative body.
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Portuguese is spoken as the native, the official and the most widely known language of Portugal. For it's native to the ancient northwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula, whose space is divided between the modern nations of Portugal and Spain. It's the official language, according to the national g…
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Lavender [Lavandula spp]is Portugal's national flower. It's in the mint family [Lamiaceae]. There are about 25-30 species of lavender in the world. At least four different species are found in Portugal. Their range within the country runs from the south and southwest, through the center, and into th…
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In 2005 Portugal's top imports were machinery and transport equipment; manufactured goods; mineral fuels; lubricated materials; chemicals and related products. Portugal spent $18,794,858,000 [USD] for machinery and transport equipment. Manufactured goods cost $9,700,383,000 [USD]. Mineral fuels cost…
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It's production of Port.
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The term 'nada' is a word from the Portuguese and Spanish languages. In English, the translation is 'nothing'. The equivalent in Italian is niente.
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Both Spain and Portugal along with most of southern Europe have the mediterranean climate with cool wet winters and humid summers on the coast with hot and dry ones inland.
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The two main types of Portuguese in terms of language learning are Brazilian Portuguese and Peninsular Portuguese. Brazilian Portuguese is spoken in Brazil, which is a former colony of Portugal, and the largest country in South America. About five centuries ago, Brazilian Portuguese originated in t…
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The Portuguese speak the standard peninsular Portuguese of Portugal. For European Portuguese is the official language of the Republic. And it's the country's most widely known, spoken and understood language. But the Republic's regions differ just as much linguistically as they do in cuisine. For t…
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The home colors of Sporting Clube de Portugal [Sporting CP] are a green and white striped jersey and the away color is a solid green jersey.
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Serra Da Estrela and Ponta do Pico are the highest mountains in Portugal. Specifically, Serra Da Estrela ['Mountain Range of the Star'] is the highest mountain on mainland Portugal. At its highest point, it measures 6,539 feet/1993 meters above sea level. Its highest point in fact isn't a summit. In…
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Portugal is hot in the summer. Its highest monthly temperatures average 77 degrees Fahrenheit [25 degrees Celsius] in June. They average 81 degrees Fahrenheit [27 degrees Celsius] in July. They average 82 degrees Fahrenheit [28 degrees Celsius] in August.
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In January, Faro in the Algarve Region in southern Portugal has a daily mean temperature of 53 degrees Fahrenheit [11.9 degrees Celsius] and averages 3 inches [77 millimeters] of rainfall.
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The few differences that existed between written Brazilian Portuguese and World Portuguese (not "European", since it was written the same on every continent except South America) no longer exist, ever since the inception of the Grammatical Accord between the Ministries of Education of each Portugues…
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The temperature in Portugal in the summer seasons ranges from highest monthly average temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit [25 degrees Celsius] in June to highest monthly average temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit [28 degrees Celsius] in August.
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The greatest north to south distance in mainland Portugal is around 349 miles [562 kilometers] from the northernmost point in the village of Cevide in the North Region [Regio Norte] to the southernmost point in Cabo de Santa Maria [Cape St. Mary] in the Algarve Region [Regio Algarve].
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Azores Autonomous Region [Regio Autnoma dos Aores] and Autonomous Region of Madeira [Regio Autnoma da Madeira] are the names of Portugal's two main island groups.
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Souza (Sousa) is a common Portuguese surname; it is a hydronym (the mame of a river).
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Portuguese is the official language of the following ten countries:1. Angola;2. Brazil;3. Cape Verde;4. East Timor;5. Equatorial Guinea;6. Guinea-Bissau;7. Macau;8. Mozambique;9. Portugal; and10. So Tom and Prncipe.
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Portugal's average temperature in October is 64 degrees Fahrenheit [18 degrees Celsius]. The average minimum temperature is 57 degrees Fahrenheit [14 degrees Celsius]. The average maximum temperature is 72 degrees Fahrenheit [22 degrees Celsius].Average precipitation is 2.4 inches [62 millimeters].O…
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Portuguese is one of five major Romance languages. Romance languages trace their origins back to the long-ago interactions between the Latin language of the ancient Romans and the ancient languages of the peoples of present-day France, Italy, Portugal, Romania, and Spain. So like Spanish, the Portu…
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The Tagus and Douro rivers are very important for different reasons.
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The national flower of Portugal is Lavender, The Lavenders are a genus of about 25-30 species of flowering plants in the mint family and are used in cooking, the potency of the lavender flowers increases with drying. While the English lavender, yields a highly effective essential oil with very sweet…
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Lisbon [Lisboa] is Portugal's leading seaport. It's the busiest port on the European Atlantic coast. It's located in western Portugal at the point where the Tagus River [Rio Tejo] flows into the Atlantic.
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Ethnic Portuguese men are White (European). Portugal is a European country, located in Southwestern-Western most part of Europe. The population itself is predominantly White. However there is a diaspora of ethnic minorities. 91.0% - White 5.8% - Others(Former colonies, such as Brazilians, Cape …
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He made a major step in the project of finding a sea route to India: he discovered the point where Africa geographically turned from South to the East.
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Portugal's absolute location is 38 degrees 42 minutes North latitude and 9 degrees 11 minutes West longitude.Portugal's relative location is on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It's located in the western part of the peninsula. Portugal is bordered by Spain on the east and the north. Th…
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Portuguese is categorized as a member of the Romance family of languages. For its origins go back to ancient cultural, linguistic, and politico-economic interactions on the Iberian Peninsula. There, in ancient Iberia, the Latin language of the conquering ancient Romans had a lasting impact on the pe…
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1.They sailed down the west coast of Africa.
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No they are considered european.
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The average temperature for Portugal ranges from 52 degrees Fahrenheit [11 degrees Celsius] in January to 73 degrees Fahrenheit [23 degrees Celsius] in August.The average maximum temperature ranges from 57 degrees Fahrenheit [14 degrees Celsius] in January to 82 degrees Fahrenheit [28 degrees Celsiu…
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Summers are hot and dry throughout Portugal, particularly in the Algarve, which experiences very little rain. But refreshing sea breezes make conditions pleasant. Winters are cold and wet, particularly in the northern and west coast regions. Spring and autumn are good times to visit because of cheap…
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They occupy the Iberian Peninsula at the southwest corner of Europe.
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The meaning of the colors and the symbols on Portugal's flag is as follows, item by item:1. The flag of Portugal has a two-color field that's divided unequally so that about two-fifths is taken up by a dark green color and about three-fifths by a scarlet red. There has been much controversy over wha…
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Yes, Lisbon [Lisboa] is a national capital. It's the capital of Portugal (Republica Portuguesa). It was already a 1,000-year-old town at the time of Roman rule in 205 B.C.E.The city was captured by the Moors in the eighth century. In 1147 it was reconquered for Christians under Afonso Henriques [Jul…
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Lisbon [Lisboa] is Portugal's leading seaport. It's the busiest port on the European Atlantic coast. It's located in western Portugal at the point where the Tagus River [Rio Tejo] flows into the Atlantic.
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Portugal's capital at Lisbon [Lisboa] is the country's largest city in population and size. It has a total area of 32.7 square miles [84.8 square kilometers]. The Lisbon Metropolitan Area has a total area of 1,141.9 square miles [2,957.4 square kilometers].The municipal population of Lisbon is close…
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Portuguese is spoken in the cities of Portugal, to which country the language is native. From Portugal, the language was spread in the 15th and 16th centuries by Portuguese navigators and colonizers to Africa, the Americas, and Asia. All of the former colonies have become independent. But Portugues…
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The Portuguese equivalent to the English question 'How are you' is the following: Como vai voce; or Como vas? The Portuguese pronunciation is the following: KOH-moo veye* voh-SAY; and KOH-moo vahsh. The word-by-word translation is the following: 'como' means 'how'; 'vai' and 'vas' '[you] go'; 'voce'…
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Lisbon [Lisboa] is Portugal's most famous city. It's Portugal's capital city and busiest seaport. It's located in western Portugal at the point where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic.Lisbon was already a 1,000-year-old town at the time of Roman rule in 205 BC. It was captured by the Moors in …
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Portugal is the country in which Lisbon [Lisboa] is located. Lisbon [Lisboa] is Portugal's most famous city. It's the country's capital city and busiest seaport. It's located in western Portugal at the point where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic.Lisbon was already a 1,000-year-old town at th…
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Ponta do Pico and Serra da Estrela are Portugal's tallest mountains. Specifically, the tallest mountain in mainland Portugal is Serra da Estrela [Mountain Range of the Star]. It's 6,539 feet [1,993 meters; 1.24 miles] above sea level. The highest point in all of Portugal [including its two autonomou…
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Mainland Portugal is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south. Spain is Portugal's only neighbor on the Iberian Peninsula. Spain borders Portugal to the east and north.
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No, Lisbon [Lisboa] isn't a country. Instead, it's the most famous city in Portugal. It's the country's capital city and busiest seaport. It's located in western Portugal at the point where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic.Lisbon was already a 1,000-year-old town at the time of Roman rule in …
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What each element of Portugal's flag represents is as follows, item by item:1. The flag of Portugal has a two-color field that's divided unequally so that about two-fifths of it is dark green and about three-fifths scarlet red. The meaning and the symbolism of the two colors are controversial. But a…
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Portugal is located in the Northern and Western hemispheres. Portugal's geographic coordinates are 38 degrees 42 minutes North latitude and 9 degrees 11 minutes West longitude. The Northern Hemisphere is the half-sphere of the Earth that lies North of the Equator. Portugal is located 38 degrees Nort…
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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro [b. February 5, 1985] wore Number 28 when he played with Sporting Clube de Portugal [Sporting CP]. He was with Sporting from 1997 to 2001 for his youth career. He continued his senior career from 2001 to 2003 with Sporting CP.
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The question carries a date of October 16, 2008. So the information is given for that month in Portugal. Portugal's average temperature in October is 64 degrees Fahrenheit [18 degrees Celsius]. The average minimum temperature is 57 degrees Fahrenheit [14 degrees Celsius]. The average maximum tempera…
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portuguese is a language. Brazil (South america), Portugal (Europe), Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, S. Tomé and Príncipe (Africa), Macau, East Timor (Asia) have portuguese as the official language
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Manuel I [May 31, 1469 - December 13, 1521] ruled Portugal in 1505. He was the 14th King of Portugal and the Algarves [Reino Unido de Portugal e Algarves]. He reigned from October 25, 1495 until his death.
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Portuguese are White, descendants of the Lusitanians.
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Lisbon [Lisboa] is Portugal's major city. It's the country's capital city and busiest seaport. It's located in western Portugal at the point where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic.Lisbon was already a 1000-year-old town at the time of Roman rule in 205 BC. It was captured by the Moors in the …
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The Portuguese had a longstanding interaction with the Muslim middlemen of the overland trade with India. In fact, Portuguese was one of the languages that was used in trading. The Portuguese continued their interaction with Muslim traders after they had found the sea route to India. And they coloni…
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The average temperature for Portugal in November is 57 degrees Fahrenheit [14 degrees Celsius]. The average minimum temperature then is 52 degrees Fahrenheit [11 degrees Celsius]. The average maximum temperature is 63 degrees Fahrenheit [17 degrees Celsius]. November has a daily average of 5.8 hours…
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The mainland, specially the north.
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