Portugal, my country.“A Virtual Museum of Our Town” Levice, Slovakia 25th February – 1st March
Location and borders• Portugal is located in Southwestern Europe.• Its borders are the North Atlantic Ocean and the west of Spain.• Portugal coordenates are 39o 30’ N and 8o 00’ W.
Area• Portugal is a small country. • Total area: 92,090 km2 • Land area: 91,470 km2 • Water area: 620 km2
Climate• Portugal has a maritime temperate climate.• It is cool and rainy in the North and warmer and drier in the South.
Natural resources• In Portugal there are plenty of natural resources such as fish, forests (cork), iron ore, copper, zinc, tin, tungsten, silver, gold, uranium, marble, clay, gypsum, salt, arable land and hydropower.
Portuguese Government• Portugal is a parlamentary democracy.• The President of the Portuguese Republic is Aníbal Cavaco Silva.• Lisbon is the capital of Portugal.
Our Main Symbols• The Portuguese flag is bicolour , unevenly divided into green on the hoist side ( two-fifths) and red on the fly side (three-fifths).• The national coat of arms (armilary sphere and the Portuguese field) is centered on the dividing line.
Portuguese Anthem• The Portuguese Anthem is called “A Portuguesa” and was composed by Henrique Lopes de Mendonça e Alfredo Keil.
People and Society Flag description: two vertical bands of green (hoist side, two-fifths) and red Portugal is a small country with 10 781 ( 459 inhabitants. 16.1% of residents are between 0 and 14 years old. 65.7% of the residents are between 15 and 64 years old. 18.1% of the residents are 65 years old and over.
People and Society• Birth rate: 9.76 births/1,000 population• Death rate: 10.86 deaths/1,000 population• Life expectancy at rate: Total population: 78.7 years Male: 75.45 years Female: 82.16 years