Portugal is a country located in the extreme south-west of Europe, with an area of 92,090 km2, with 850km of coastline full of magnificent beaches over the Atlantic Ocean. Founded in 1143, it’s one of the oldest country´s in Europe and has as capital the city of Lisbon that is located in the center of the country.
With a population around 10,500,000 people, the official language of the country is Portuguese, which is spoken by more than 250 million people worldwide and makes it the 7th most spoken language in the world.
Portugal has as post cards his history, traditions, culture and monuments, not only ancient but also contemporary, which have already earned 18 UNESCO World Heritage Classifications, an impressive number considering the size of the country.
In addition, the gastronomy, wine, warmth of the Portuguese people mixed with the natural beauties that we can find from north to south of the country and in the archipelagos of Madeira and Azores in the Atlantic Ocean has made Portugal win numerous awards in recent years and with this is a great growth of tourism.
Who came to Portugal for the first time gets fascinated and surprised, because don’t have any reading, however good it may be, can describe the result of centuries of stories, traditions and influences gained, not only in this territory but also, throughout the time of discoveries and sailors who left the country in discovering of Africa, India and Asia during the XV century.
For us, we are suspicious in this analysis, it is one of the most beautiful countries in the World!