About Portugal

Even though Portugal is right next to Spain and smaller it was founded first closer to the ocean. Portugal has rivers and mountains as well as being near the ocean.Also, before the Portuguese changed to the Euro they had the escudos.

History of Portugal and the flag

Portugal was not always a part of the European Union, but on the first of December 1986 they joined. They have gotten a larger population since they were founded and now they have over 10000000 people.
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Why you should visit

In Portugal you can eat amazing food like paella and Rosemary and lemon pork stew. Also, Portugal has a lot of religious sites with gorgeous stone work. Finally you can look at part of an ache isn't roman civilization and many museums on a lot of different topics.


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