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  1. Portugal - Wikipedia

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    Portugal was the first country in the world to abolish life imprisonment (in 1884) and was one of the first countries to abolish the death penalty. Maximum jail sentences are limited to 25 years. Portugal is also known for having decriminalized the usage of all common drugs in 2001, the first country in the world to do so.

  2. History of Portugal - Wikipedia

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    Portugal was officially an autonomous state, but in actuality, the country was in a personal union with the Spanish crown from 1580 to 1640. The Council of Portugal remained independent inasmuch as it was one of the key administrative units of the Castilian monarchy, legally on equal terms with the Council of the Indies.

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  4. Portugal - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Portugal is a country in Southern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is the westernmost country of Europe and part of the Mediterranean. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. It has been a member of the European Union since 1986. It was under a dictatorship between 1926 and 1974.

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  5. Portugal – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

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    Portugal, oficialmente República Portuguesa,[nota 9] é um país soberano[nota 10] unitário localizado no sudoeste da Europa, cujo território se situa na zona ocidental da Península Ibérica e em arquipélagos no Atlântico Norte. O território português tem uma área total de 92 090 km², sendo delimitado a norte e leste por Espanha e a sul e oeste pelo oceano Atlântico, compreendendo uma parte continental e duas regiões autónomas: os arquipélagos dos Açores e da Madeira. Portugal ...

    • Brasão de armas
    • Lisboa, (Pop. 2015: 504 471), Área Metropolitana (Pop. 2015: 2 812 678)
  6. COVID-19 pandemic in Portugal - Wikipedia

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    The COVID-19 pandemic in Portugal is part of the pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).On 2 March 2020, the virus was confirmed to have reached the country when it was reported that two men, a 60-year-old doctor who travelled to the north of Italy on vacation and a 33-year-old man working in Spain, tested positive for COVID-19.

  7. Kingdom of Portugal - Wikipedia

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    Origins

    The Kingdom of Portugal finds its origins in the County of Portugal (1096–1139). The Portuguese County was a semi-autonomous county of the Kingdom of León. Independence from León took place in three stages: 1. The first on 26 July 1139 when Afonso Henriques was acclaimed King of the Portugueseinternally. 2. The second was on 5 October 1143, when Alfonso VII of León and Castile recognized Afonso Henriques as king through the Treaty of Zamora. 3. The third, in 1179, was the Papal Bull Manifesti...

    Fall of the Monarchy

    With the start of the 20th century, Republicanism grew in numbers and support in Lisbon among progressive politicians and the influential press. However a minority with regard to the rest of the country, this height of republicanism would benefit politically from the Lisbon Regicide on 1 February 1908. While returning from the Ducal Palace at Vila Viçosa, King Carlos I and the Prince Royal Luís Filipe were assassinated in the Terreiro do Paço, in Lisbon. With the death of the King and his hei...

    Shield of the Kingdom of Portugal (1185–1248)
    Shield of the Kingdom of Portugal (1248–1385)
    Shield of the Kingdom of Portugal (1385–1481)
    Shield of the Kingdom of Portugal (1481–1495)
  8. Portugal - Wikipedia

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    • Istorija
    • Saobraćaj
    • Stanovništvo
    • Administrativna Podjela
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    Glavni članak: Istorija Portugalije
    Glavni članak: Portugalsko kolonijalno carstvo

    Železničke pruge povezuju najveći deo zemlje i sada se unapređuju. Elektrificirane su sve pruge kojima se povezuju veći gradovi. Glavne vazdušne luke su Portela de Sakavej kraj Lisabona, i Porto i Faro u Algarvu. Portugalija ima veliku trgovačku flotu. Radio i televizija su nacionalizovani 1975. godine, a uobičajen je prijem satelitskih televizijskih programa iz drugih evropskih zemalja. Postoje i dve nacionalne privatne televizije. Cenzura je ukinuta ustavom 1976. godine.

    Glavni članak: Demografija Portugalije
    Broj i gustina naseljenosti

    Portugal ima administrativnu podjelu na opštine kojih ima 308 (zovu se concelhos), koje su podijeljene na sveukupno više od 4.000 župa (freguesias). Osim kopnenog dijela Portugala što se smjestio na zapadu Iberijskog poluotoka, sastavni dio Portugala su i dvije otočne skupine Azori i Madeira, koje predstavljaju autonomne regije. U kopnenom dijelu Portogala postoji 5 regija: 1. Alentejo 2. Algarve 3. Centro 4. Lisboa e Vale do Tejo 5. Norte Gradovi u Portugalu su (s brojem stanovnika): 1. 1.1. Lisabon- 3.035.000 1.2. Porto- 1.754.958 1.3. Braga- 754.830 1.4. Aveiro- 460.157 1.5. Coimbra- 430.845 1.6. Faro- 391.819 1.7. Viseu- 354.162 a s manje od 150.000 stanovnika su:Sousa, Leiria, Lezíria do Tejo, Baixo Alentejo, Trás-os-Montes, Centro Alentejo, Baixo Tâmega, Douro, Médio Tejo, Beiras, Beira Interior Sul, Alto Alentejo, Pinhal i Vale do Minho. U povijesnom smislu su postojale ili postoje slijedeće provincije: Alentejo, Algarve, Beira, Douro Litoral, Estremadura, Minho, Ribatejo i T...

    • 34.2, srednji
    • Lisabon
    • 0.864, jako visok
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  9. Lisbon - Wikipedia

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    Before Portugal's sovereign debt crisis and an EU-IMF rescue plan, for the decade of 2010 Lisbon was expecting to receive many state-funded investments, including building a new airport, a new bridge, an expansion of the Lisbon Metro 30 km (18.64 mi) underground, the construction of a mega-hospital (or central hospital), the creation of two ...

    • 2 m (7 ft)
    • Lisbon
  10. Porto - Wikipedia

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    Its combined Celtic-Latin name, Portus Cale, has been referred to as the origin of the name Portugal, based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. In Portuguese, the name of the city includes a definite article : o Porto ("the port" or "the harbor"), which is where its Spanish (and hence English) name "Oporto" comes from.

    • 104 m (341 ft)
    • Porto
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