Introduction to Portugal
Portugal is the oldest country in Europe, Portugal has had the same defined borders since 1139 making it the oldest country in all of Europe. This is the time when King Alfonso Henriques I started ruling
The oldest bookstore in the world in located in the capital of Portugal, Lisbon which is called the Bertrand Bookstore. This bookstore has been opened since 1732.
The Vasco Da Gama bridge is the largest bridge throughout Europe reaching 17 km (11 miles) which was built in 1998 costing at least 1 billion U.S. dollars.
History of the flag
Government & Currency
*Basic Information: "Official Website of the European Union -." EUROPA – EU Website. N.p.,
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*Cities: "Portugal Cities Map." , Major Cities in Portugal. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.
*Currency: "CURRENCY IN PORTUGAL." Lisbon Money and Portuguese Currency. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.
*Geography: "Physical Geography." Portugal -. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.