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Have a look at 13 Amazing Facts About PORTUGAL

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Have a look at 13 Amazing Facts About PORTUGAL

Cliff Richard once quoted, “I’ve got two places I like to be. Portugal is the one.” Have a look at few facts about Portugal-

1. Portugal is the oldest nation-state in Europe.

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2. “PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC” is the official name of Portugal.

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3. Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries.

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4. 50% of the world’s cork is produced in Portuguese.

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5. The first Pirate code was invented by the Portuguese buccaneer Bartolomeu Português.

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6. The Portuguese are the number one consumers of fish and shellfish.

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7. Portugal is well known for being the world’s top surf spot.
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8. Nine out of ten Portuguese are Roman Catholic.

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9. The Portuguese are all time big CAR FANS.

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10. The Vasco da Gama Bridge is the longest bridge in Europe.

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11. Portugal was the first colonial power to eliminate slavery.

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12. Same-sex marriage is legal in Portugal.

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13. Portugal introduced the habit of drinking tea in Britain.

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