BY: Jaxon Foertsch :)

Lattitude, longitude and physical goegraphy

Portugals sits at 38.7139° N, 9.1394° W.

Portugal is located right off the North Atlantic Ocean and is seated right next to Spain. Portugal fills up the western part of something called the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal is very close to the size of Indiana but slightly smaller. The country is occupied with three different rivers that start in Spain flow through Portugal and back into the Northern part of the Antlantic ocean. These rivers separate portugal into three different geographic areas.

Timeline of important events in Portugal

(1838)-  New Constitution

(1846-1847) -  Portuguese Civil War

(1908) - The king of portugal and his oldest son were assassinated

(1959) -Portugal was a founding member of the free trade association

(1975) - The communist party attempted to seize the government

(1976) - Portugal adopted a democratic constitution

(1986) - Mario Soares elected first civilian prime minister

(1988) -   Fire destroys Lisbon's historic center

(2001) -  Democrats lost to Socialists in election

(2010) -  Flash floods and mudslides killed at least 42 in Madeira Islands

The Capitol

Lisbon is the capitol of Portugal and the largest city with a population of 552,700. It is known as the white city for its huge amount of light and the amazing weather all over the city. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest in Western Europe. Lisbon is full of arts, entertainment, education, and media. Lisbon is also the 7th-most-visited city in Southern Europe, after Istanbul, Rome, Barcelona, Madrid, Athens and Milan, with a total of 1,740,000 tourists in 2009.

Portugal's Government

Portugal's government is a parliamentary democracy, this type of government is very similar to the United States government. A Parliamentary Democracy is one of the systems of government in which the people elect leaders like the president, and representatives to make laws and decisions for the people.


By the end of 2014 Portugal ended up with about 10.4 million people. 98% of Portuguese population are portuguese others include english, brazilian, and Cape Verdean

Imports & Exports

Portugal mainly exports: Refined Petroleum (7.4%), Cars (4.7%), Vehicle Parts (3.7%), Leather Footwear (3.3%), and Uncoated Paper (2.5%)...

Their main imports are: Crude Petroleum (12%), Vehicle Parts (3.7%), Packaged Medicaments (3.1%), Cars (3.0%), and Petroleum Gas (2.9%)...


Portuguese is the official language of portugal. Between the time of the 14th and 16th centuries, the Portuguese language spread to many places like Asia, Africa and  North and South America. Today most of the Portuguese speaking nations are in Brazil and some of South America and of course Portugal itself.


The Portugal national soccer team one of the best ranked teams in Europe and the world. They have yet to win a world cup but have placed 3rd in 1966 and 4th in 2006. Some of their highest rated players include

Eduardo (GK), Pepe (D), Bruno Alves (D), and Cristiano Ronaldo (F)

National Anthem


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