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What is Portugal noted for?

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Portugal is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. Located in southwestern Europe, Portugal is the westernmost country of mainland Europe and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira are also part of Portugal.

The land within the borders of today's Portuguese Republic has been continuously settled since prehistoric times.

Portugal discover the world. Land of explorers. Portuguese navigators were the first to travel around africa, to India, to Japan and theres a big claim about Magalhâes, some say that he was portuguese.

One of the biggest impires in the world in XIV til XV.

"Portus Cale" (port of the Celts) or Lusitania 45BC, how it was know Portugal, is established since 1129.

In our days Portugal is noted for is wine, gastronomy, turism (more than 300 klm of coastline), Fado (folk music) and explorer history.

Portuguese is spoken by 210 millions speakers, fifth must spoken language in the world.

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