Portugal occupies the western part of the Iberian Peninsula and is slightly smaller than Indiana. The country is crossed by three large rivers that rise in Spain, flow into the Atlantic, and divide the country into three geographic areas. The Minho River , part of the northern boundary, cuts through a mountainous area that extends south to the vicinity of the Douro River. South of the Douro, the mountains slope to the plains around the Tejo River . The remaining division is the southern one of Alentejo.
In Portugal, the father of the family is called as the bread winner, and the mother has the job of watching the house as well as the family. Today, the male role is not as important as the roll of the woman.
In Portugal, children make their own decisions. They also have much freedom outside of the home. Due to the amount of freedom, children still aren't allowed to leave the home until they are married and have their own children.