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Bem-Vindos a Portugal
Diana Ritaon 1 November 2014
Transcript of Bem-Vindos a Portugal
Border with Spain
Inhabitants: 10 300 000 (aprox. in 2010)
Language: Portuguese (derived from Latin)
Most populous city: 547 333 inhabitants (2010)
Known as the 7 hills city
Worldwide Famous Port Wine
"Pearl of the Atlantic"
Worldwide famous Reveillon Party
Regular stop for major ship cruises
Was formed due to vulcanic activity
Highest point of Portugal: Pico Mountain (Alt. 2351 m)
1998 - 2004
D. Afonso Henriques
First king of Portugal
Fought against his mother to declare
the Portuguese kingdom independence
The Discoveries Era
XV - XVII century
After 40 years, dictatorship is ended
Military arrested the Council President
and took over the government
Democracy and freedom are acquired until nowadays
European Union entrance
Together with Spain becomes member of the European Economic Community
This brings huge development to the recent
Just a bit of History...
Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
Dated from the XVI century
Took almost 100 years to be finished
Portugal's entrance on the European Union (EEC - 1985) was signed in this building
Torre de Belém
Built on the XVI century
Its purpose was to be a protective fortress for attacks coming in from the river
Templo de Diana
Roman Temple in Évora (100km from Setúbal)
Built in century I a.C.
It´s named after the Roman hunting godess
Palácio da Pena
Situated in Sintra (33km of Lisbon)
Built in 1839 at 500 m altitude
Inspired on the german Bavieran style palaces
Arrábida Mountain, Setúbal
Peneda Gerês National Park, Braga
Parque das Nações, Lisbon
Monsanto - The most Portuguese Village
Food and Traditions
Festa de S. João
Lisbon Popular Marches
Portugal. This is it.
55 km south of Lisbon
One of the most beautiful bays in the world
Were we came from
Vielen Dank für Ihre Aufmerksamkeit!
Bedankt voor het luisteren!
Terima kasih untuk mendengarkan!
Tack för att du lyssnar!
Thank you for your attention!
Bedankt voor jullie aandacht!
Tack för er uppmärksamhet!