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Portugal

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Portugal is a country within the Western Europe region of the continent of Europe. This country has a population of over 10,605,870 Portuguese people and covers an area of 92,391 square miles. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon. The country's GPS coordinates address is latitude 39.399872 and logitude 39.399872. [Map of Portugal].

Discover and explore Portugal. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Portugal helps you learn about the cities, natural attractions, and Portuguese culture.

The Palace of Mafra: Portugal's Magnificent Palace

The Palace of Mafra was built in the 18th Century and remains the most important baroque monument in Portugal to this day. It was commissioned by King João V as a symbol of his gratitude that h...

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Foz do Arelho: The Quiet Wonder of the Silver Coast

With a hypnotic and calm “lagoa” (lagoon) beach, contrasting the seaside tumult and rocky cliffs, Foz do Arelho is the quiet wonder of the Silver coast. Positioned directly west of the fri...

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Top 12 Best Cities in Europe to Visit (Photos)

The best destinations in Europe are deep-rooted in history, charming vistas, spectacular cityscapes, miles of green countryside, timeless castles, poster perfect Mediterranean beaches, and gourme...

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The Vivacious Town and History of Granada Spain

Sprawling on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Spain lays the medieval and Moorish architectural city of Granada. Granada is home to a spectacularly vibrant city life and friendly re...

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The Top 10 Must See Places in Portugal

These are the top ten must-see places in Portugal. Why only ten locations? Well, my purpose was to refine this list to the ten perfect destinations that a visitor to Portugal must see to truly ap...

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My Extreme Vacation in Porto, Portugal

A burning light came over, which prompted “Be careful, watch your way, but dare to dream big.”  A volcano in red… Icelandic volcano turned flights across Europe upside down...

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History, Patience, and Understanding: An American Travel Story of Growth

For three years, my wife and I have lived abroad in Portugal. This time of temporary immigration has led to meeting people of many different cultures and has provided delightful experiences. Recently,...

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Top 10 Best Cities in the World to Photograph

The beauty, creativity, and impact of a photograph are clearly in the hands of the photographer. Photographers understand that the camera plays a rather small part in the creative process because a gr...

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