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A unitary semi-presidential republic. It is located in southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula, and it is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Aside from continental Portugal, the Portuguese Republic holds sovereignty over the Atlantic archipelagos of Azores and Madeira, which are autonomous regions of Portugal. The country is named after its second largest city, Porto, whose name derives from Latin Portus and Celtic Cale.

The land within the borders of the current Portuguese Republic has been continually fought over and settled since prehistoric times. The Celts and the Romans, followed by the Visigothic and Suebian domination, and the Moorish invaders, who were eventually expelled during the Reconquista. Portugal by 1139 established itself as an independent kingdom from Galicia. In the 15th and 16th centuries, as the result of pioneering the Age of Discovery, Portugal expanded western influence and established the first global empire, becoming one of the world's major economic, political and military powers, and ultimately dividing the world with Spain.

Portugal is considered a developed country with an advanced economy and high living standards, listed with the nineteenth-highest quality of life index rating in the world as of 2005. It's one of the world's most globalized and peaceful nations.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 (32 places items)

" Nickname: Selecção das Quinas (Team of the Five) Head coach: Fernando Santos Star Player: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid ) Qualifying Top Scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid ) FIFA Ranking: 3 World Cup Appearances: 7 Best World Cup: 1966 - 3rd 2014: Group Stage FIXTURES GROUP STAGE 15th June Portugal v Spain 20th June Portugal v Morocco 25th June Iran v Portugal GOALSCORERS "


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Eurovision Song Contest 2017 (26 music items)

" Artist: Salvador Sobral Song: "Amar Pelos Dois" Language: Portugese Points in total: 758 Final Place: 1st "


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"Portuguese The Portuguese spoken in Portugal is another one of those languages that is just plain beautiful. I know the basics largely because knowing Spanish makes it easy and because my mom had a cute co-worker who is from Portugal. "


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