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Guide to Portugal

Portugal is a European country located on the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula. The country borders Spain to the north and east, and is washed by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south. Portugal has a rich history spanning many centuries and is one of the oldest nations in Europe.

Portugal has a rich heritage and unique traditions that make it interesting and attractive to explore and visit. Portuguese people, like people of other nationalities, have their own unique characteristics and peculiarities. 

Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal, located on the west coast of the country. The city is an important center of culture, history, art and tourism. 

Portugal's cuisine is one of the most famous and recognizable in the world. Its features include fresh seafood, a variety of meat dishes, olive oil, cheeses, pastries and sweets. Portuguese cuisine is rich in flavors and a variety of regional dishes.

Portuguese is a Romance language used in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Timor-Leste, Guinea and Sao Tome and Principe. The language was developed in Portugal in the 11th century and is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, with over 260 million speakers.

Portugal's architecture is a unique blend of antiquity and modernity. It reflects the history, culture and heritage of the country. When traveling in Portugal, you can enjoy the variety of architectural styles and the beauty of its buildings, which create a unique atmosphere in each city and region.

Portuguese folk festivals are colorful and festive events that attract locals and tourists alike. These festivals reflect the history, religion, music, dance and culinary traditions of Portugal.

Madeira is a Portuguese island located in the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern Portugal. It is famous for its natural beauty, known for its forests of laurel trees and flowering gardens, as well as for its mountains, volcanic beaches and great climate year-round.

The Azores (Azores) are a group of nine volcanic islands located in the Atlantic Ocean belonging to Portugal. They are a region of Portugal and have the special status of an autonomous region. 

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