Capital: Lisbon

History and Location

Portugal was originally apart of Spain but got its independence in 1640. It is currently located in southwestern Europe. (west of Spain)

Geography, Government, and European Union!

European union

Portugal was not a founder of the EU, but did join in 1986.

Government Type

There government is republic: parliamentary democracy.

Physical Features

The wonderful physical features of Portugal include: the Tagus River, Rolling Plains, and Iberian peninsula.