Mafra Palace
Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he…

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The whole truth about the climate of Portugal
The encyclopedias indicate that continental Portugal (do not forget about Madeira and the Azores) is located in a subtropical climate zone. However, this information does not give an unambiguous answer…

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Portugal
Portugal is a country for people who, above all, value comfort and enjoyment. Slowly strolling through the Portuguese streets, you can feel the atmosphere of France or Spain. There is…

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world of Portugal

Portugal – a green fairy tale on the edge of the earth

Portugal or the Portuguese Republic occupies the most western bridgehead of continental Europe in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. It is there that the Land’s End is located – Cape Cabo de Roca.

Brief Encyclopedic Reference
The capital is Lisbon. It is the only one in Europe on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

It is among the countries of the Schengen agreement.

The state currency is the euro.

Territory and climate
From the south and west, the state is washed by the Atlantic Ocean, and in the north and east the border with Spain passes.
Continental Portugal covers an area of ​​92.3 thousand square meters. km There are also island territories. Continue reading

Sights of Portugal
A small country is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, which today has become one of the most visited in Europe. This is Portugal - a country…

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6 things to do in Madeira
Madeira is a vibrant pearl of the Atlantic, one of the oldest elite resorts in the world. Excellent conditions for a relaxed and active holiday are combined here with the…

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Buddhist park. Buddhas and other sculptures
Buddha In Sanskrit, the word “buddha” is literally translated - “awakened”. This is the name of people and other intelligent beings who have attained enlightenment (bodhi). Among them is the…

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Portuguese surprise foreign tourists
10 interesting facts about Portugal: the country has been officially recognized for many centuries by the End of the World; For a long time, neighboring states repeatedly encroached on Portuguese…

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