Welcome To Portugal!

Olá amigos bem-vindo a Portugal!

G.R.A.P.E.S Introduction

Portugal is a very interesting country . For example, it has one of the most beautiful geography in the world! Another thing is that Portugal has so many things to see. Portugal gets over 8 million tourists a year! Read more of this to see more of this amazing country.

Geography of Portugal

Portugal has beautiful geography. In fact, there are many different climates and terrains. for example, in the north, there are many mountains, and it is wet and damp, and much cooler than the south. In the south there are many beautiful beaches, and it is much drier and warmer.

Religion of Portugal

  • Over 94% of Portuguese people are Roman Catholic
  • The other 6% are athiests
  • Only about 19% of the Catholics o to church every week

Achievements of Portugal

  • Portugal had one of the first navy's in the whole world, originating around the 15 century
  • Portugal discovered Brazil, the largest country in South America, and that's why they speak Portuguese
  • Portugal has a celebrated soccer team, winning a bronze medal, and Cristiano Ronoldo is their star player

Politics of Portugal

  • Portugal uses a parliamentary democracy
  • This means that the parliament of Portugal votes for the ruler
  • Portugal's current prime minister is Pedro Passos Coelho

Economy of Portugal

  • Portugal uses euros, which many of the European countries use. This is because Portugal is in the European Union (EU)
  • Portugal has many jobs as service men, like garbage people, construction workers, and other things that involve the community
  • Portugal has an unemployment rate of 13%, which lowered 2% from 2012

Style of Living

  • Portugal has an interesting fashion sense. They like poofy, and different styles of dresses, and often have fashion shows. A tradition type of dress, called an Azore, pictured to the left.
  • Portugal has many beautiful beaches, and the Portuguese love to play soccer on the white sands of the southwest coast


As you can see, Portugal has many beautiful features, such as rolling hills, and tall mountains, and their astounding achievements. Portugal is an amazing country to learn about, as you can tell by the information gathered. Bye, friends, or as they say in Portugal, tchau amigos!

Portuguese National Anthem, A Portuguesa


Heroes of the sea, noble people,
Brave and immortal nation,
Raise once again today,
The splendor of Portugal!
Among the haze of memory,
Oh Fatherland, one feels the voice
Of your distinguished forefathers,
That shall lead you to victory!

To arms, to arms!

Over land, over sea,
To arms, to arms!
For the Fatherland, fight!

Hoist the undefeated Flag,
In the lively light of your sky!
May Europe cry out to the whole Earth:
Portugal has not perished
Kiss your merry ground
The Ocean, roaring with love,
And your victorious arm
Gave new worlds to the World!
Against the cannons, march on, march on!

To arms, to arms!
Over land, over sea,
To arms, to arms!
For the Fatherland, fight!
Salute the Sun that rises
Over a gleeful future;
Let the echo of an offense
Be the sign for a comeback.
Rays of this strong dawn
Are like a mother's kisses,
That keep us, sustain us,
Against the injuries of fate.

National Anthems

Portugal: A Portuguesa by National Anthems