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Portugal
   has this flag:   

Portela
   International Airport is in   
Lisbon, Portugal
During World War II it was a hub for smuggling people in and out of Europe.
P
   is the international car registration for   
Portugal
Portugal
   has the capital   
Lisbon
In 1755 an earthquake was a catalyst to the City being totally destroyed. After the Quake a huge 50ft Tsunami crashed through the city. As if that wasn't enough, lamps and cooking fires upset in the tumult ignited a fire storm that proved impossible to control. It burned unchecked for three days, completing the destruction. In all more than 60,000 people died in the disaster in Lisbon alone.
Portugal
   uses the   
Euro
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
The Vasco Da Gama Bridge
   is in   
Portugal
Longest bridge in Europe at 10.7 miles.
Portuguese
   is an official language of   
Portugal
.pt
   internet domain is used by   
Portugal
Portugal
   has the anthem   
A Portuguesa
The Portuguese
Pastel De Nata
   comes from   
Portugal
Delicious Portuguese custard tart; also “pastel de Belém”.
Cabo De São Vicente / Sagres
   is situated in   
Portugal
Southwestern tip of mainland Europe
Azores
   belongs to   
Portugal
868 sq. mi.
Madeira
   belongs to   
Portugal
306 sq. mi.
Portugal
   is situated in   
Europe
Portugal
   has the national animal   
Galo De Barcelos
Arrábida Bridge
   is in   
Portugal
Porto
D. Luís Bridge
   is in   
Portugal
Porto
Portugal
   is the site of   
Central Zone of the Town of Angra Do Heroismo in the Azores
Portugal
   is the site of   
Laurisilva of Madeira
Portugal
   is the site of   
Alto Douro Wine Region
Portugal
   is the site of   
Historic Centre of Guimarães
Atlantic Ocean
   is home to the   
Portugal Current
Ferdinand Magellan
   was born in   
Northern Portugal
1480-1521. Portuguese sea captain who led the first expedition that sailed around the world
Portugal
   has a motto   
Esta é a Ditosa Pátria Minha Amada
Bracalandia
   is situated in   
Portugal
Braga, Braga
Ribatejo
   is located in   
Portugal
Alqueve - a tough astringent wine sold in 5 liter flagons
Madeira
   is located in   
Portugal
Famous for Rainwater Madeira - yum
Tras-os-Montes
   is located in   
Portugal
Port and Vinhos do Douro
Vinho Verde
   is located in   
Portugal
Vino Verde (young wine)
Tinta Barocca
   grape was first grown in   
Portugal
Used in the production of red Port.
Tinta Cão
   grape was first grown in   
Portugal
A high quality variety used in the production of Port.
Tinta Amarela
   grape was first grown in   
Portugal
A less known and used red Port variety.
Sérgio Azevedo
   was born in   
Portugal
B. 1968; prolific contemporary composer
Portugal
   entered with   
"Senhora Do Mar" by Vânia Fernandes
13th place. The song title means Lady of the Sea
Tagus (Tajo/Tejo)
   River runs through   
Portugal
1,006 km. Spain / Portugal
Portugal
   has the time zone   
UTC
Madeira and the main territory of Portugal -- Western European Time (WET)
Lusitano
   originated in   
Portugal
Cabo Carvoeiro
   is situated in   
Portugal
Iberian Peninsula
Diario De Noticias
   is published in   
Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal
Expresso
   is published in   
Portugal
Lisbon,
Portugal
   entered with   
"Há Dias Assim" by Filipa Azevedo
Portugal
   entered with   
"Todas As Ruas Do Amor" by Flor-de-Lis
Title means: All the streets of love
Lisbon Cathedral
   is located in   
Portugal
According to legend, this site was home to a mosque that was converted to a cathedral after the city was conquered by Crusaders in 1147
Portugal
   is   

Cozido à Portuguesa
   comes from   
Portugal
Also: Pastel de Nata
Guimarães
   was formerly the capital of   
Portugal
Moved to Coimbra, 1095 - 1131
Portugal shares borders with 1 other countries.
Spain
Faro
   International Airport is in   
Faro, Portugal
Airport opened in 1965, it is also known as Algarve Airport
Fernando Lopes-Graça
   was born in   
Portugal
1906-1994; influenced by Portuguese popular music






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