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About Portugal


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About Portugal

  1. 2. Location <ul><li>“ Portugal , officially the Portuguese Republic , is a country located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira are also part of Portugal. ” </li></ul><ul><li>Transcribed from </li></ul>
  2. 3. History <ul><li>Portugal has been land of Romans, Barbarians and Muslim Moors until it’s foundation </li></ul><ul><li>As Portucale Kingdom in </li></ul><ul><li>1143 A.C </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Also, Portugal was pioneer and world leading explorer in the so called Age of Discovery and was the world´s major economic, military, and political power from the 15th century to the beginning of the 16th century. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Age of Discoveries <ul><li>During that time, we imported a large ammount of different luxury products. </li></ul>Spices from India
  5. 6. Gold from Africa and Silk from Asia
  6. 7. <ul><li>Portugal is divided into three main parts: North, Centre and South. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, it has two archipelagos, Azores and Madeira . </li></ul><ul><li>The overall temperature is about 20ºC, making it a moderate climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The North (Douro) </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>The North (Oporto) </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>The Alentejo Region </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>The Capital City - Lisbon </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>The South – The Algarve </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>The Azores </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>Madeira </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>Altogether, Portugal is a very beautiful country, with rich history and with a lot of places to visit and to discover. </li></ul><ul><li>We are looking forward to receiving you in Pombal!  </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>