Ten fun facts about Portugal
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The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.
The country of Portugal was founded in 1152.
The Portuguese slave trade was outlawed in 1850.
The religion of Portugal is 94% Roman Catholic.Fact 5:
Portugal is most famous for its Port Wine, Azulejoc and Salted Cod.Fact 6:
The dialling code for Portugal is (00) 351.Fact 7:
Portugal has been part of the EU for almost 20 years.Fact 8:
Famous Portuguese poets include Luis de Camoes and Fernando Pessoa.Fact 9:
The month of June holds festivities dedicated to three saints known as Santos Populares.Fact 10:
Each region of Portugal has its own traditional dishes made from meat and seafood. Go to more country facts ❯
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