Ten fun facts about Portugal
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.
Portugal is most famous for its Port Wine, Azulejoc and Salted Cod.
The dialling code for Portugal is (00) 351.
Portugal has been part of the EU for almost 20 years.
Famous Portuguese poets include Luis de Camoes and Fernando Pessoa.
The month of June holds festivities dedicated to three saints known as Santos Populares.
Each region of Portugal has its own traditional dishes made from meat and seafood.
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