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interesting facts about Portugal:


Nationality: Portuguese
Languages: Portuguese
Religions: Roman Catholic
Population: 10,825,309
Median Age: 441.5 years
Population Growth rate: 0.09%
Birth Rate:  0.93%
Daeath Rate: 1.10%
Capital: Lisbon
Electricity Production: 51.67 billion kWh
Electricity Exports: 5.324 billion kWh
Electricity Import: 8.1 billion kWh
Telephone Landlines: 4.59 million
Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 11.9 million
Airports: 64
Airports with Paved Runways: 43
Heliports: ---
Railways: 3075 km
Road Ways: 82900 km
Water Ways: 210 km
Passport Validity: Must be valid for at least three months when you want to departure

interesting facts about Portugal



Introduction:
In 1910 revolution deposed the monarchy for most of the next six decades repressive government ran the country. In 1974 a left wing millitary coup installed broad democratic reforms .
Portugal is a founding country of NATO and entered the EC ( Noe the EU ) in 1986

Economy:
Portugal has become a diversified and increasingly service-based economy since joining the European Community the EU's predecessor in 1986.


Portugal facts :

Portugal is western most country of European mainland

The country also holds sovereignty over the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and the Madeira Islands

Lisbon is the oldest city in Western Europe

Portugal is named after its biggest city Porto which is came from Latin word meaning Portus Cale

The Cork Tree is one of the few native trees still found in Portugal

As of 2013 Portugal has 15 sites in world heritage list 14 of these cultural sites one of them natural

Portugal is one of the 20 most visited countries in the world

The most popular sports in Portugal is Football

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