A physical map of Portugal, a country located in south-western Europe. The capital is Lisbon. Other cities include:
Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Braga, Amadora, Queluz, Funchal, Coimbra, Setúbal, Agualva-Cacém, Almada, Rio Tinto, Aveiro, Viseu, Odivelas, Leiria, Guimarães, Barreiro, Évora, Faro, Portimão and Ponta Delgada.
Three facts about Portugal:
- Read! The world’s oldest bookstore is in Lisbon - Bertrand Bookstore in Lisbon’s Chiado district established in 1732. Its exterior façade is a spectacular display of mosaic tiles!
- Taste! Crispy, creamy and sweet Pastéis de Nata (custard tart) was created in Lisbon’s Belém district. The family have kept the original recipe a secret since the 19th century!
- See! Portugal is home to 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites which play an important role in tourism