Portugal is located in the Department of the Iberian Peninsula in
southwestern Europe, all known as the Republic of Portugal.
"Portugal" in Latin as "warm port" was intended. Square km area of
9.2l. Population of 10.41 million, most of the Portuguese. Residents
are Catholic. The official language is Portuguese. Currency is the
euro. Lisbon (Lisboa)
The flag is half red and half green and depicts the junction of
the national emblem. Red celebrates the establishment of the Second
Republic, whereas the green is respect to "navigator" Prince Henry.
In 1143, Portugal became an independent kingdom. Between the 15th
and 18th centuries, it established a large number of colonies in
Africa, Asia and the Americas. In 1508 was the Spanish invasion;
thereafter it was a Spanish and British dependency. The First
Republic was established in 1891. In May 1926, it established a
military government. In 1932, Salazar became prime minister and
offered a fascist dictatorship. On April 25, 1974, a group of junior
officers overthrew Portuguese rule and began the process of
Economic and Cultural Customs
Portugal's industry is dominated by food processing and textiles,
in addition to the chemical, petroleum, shipbuilding and other
departments. Lisbon and Porto are home to the more concentrated
industries. The wine industry is developed and wines are exported
around the world. The sea fishing industry is well developed too.
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It has a low level of agricultural production, and its main
agricultural products are wheat, corn, Jing strawberries, olive oil
and figs. It has a high output of oranges and almonds and is an
important citrus-producing country. Portugal has about 1 / 3 of cork
oak tree planting areas, which are mainly used to make cork bark,
cork tiles and other products. It is the world's leading exporter of
Magellan around the globe
On September 20, 1519, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan
led an expedition consisting of five naval fleets from the port of
Seville with the purpose of finding the legendary "Spice Islands."
The fleet passed west Africa and South America, sailed across the
Pacific to Asia and the Philippines to South Africa's Cape of Good
Hope and after three years returned to the west in September 1522.
On April 27, 1521, in the Philippines Magellan was killed after
fighting with locals .