Portuguese in Cleveland

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Padrão dos Descobrimentos, a monument to the
Portuguese Age of Discovery in Lisbon.

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Map of Mainland Portugal

Map of Mainland Portugal

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Lusophone map - where Portuguese is spoken

Lusophone map - where Portuguese is spoken

Besides Portugal, the Portuguese language is also official and spoken in Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor and Macau Special Administrative Region (People's Republic of China).

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A Portuguese beach near Largos in the Algarve

A beach near Largos in the Algarve.

Portuguese History and Culture

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Port wine

Port Wine is a Portuguese fortified wine from the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal


Following its heyday as a global maritime power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence of its wealthiest colony of Brazil in 1822.

A 1910 revolution deposed the monarchy; for most of the next six decades, repressive governments ran the country. In 1974, a left-wing military coup installed broad democratic reforms.

The following year, Portugal granted independence to all of its African colonies. Portugal is a founding member of NATO and entered the EC (now the EU) in 1986.

(facts courtesy of CIA World Fact Book)

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Praia da Marinha -  Beach of the Navy -  near Lagoa city, Algarve.

Praia da Marinha - Beach of the Navy - near Lagoa city, Algarve.

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The tower of the University of Coimbra which is one of the oldest universities in continuous operation in the world

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