Portugal Resources

​Portugual, our 2016-2017 International Year selection, is a country with a long and storied history. Did you know that:

  • The Portuguese soccer team won the Euro 2016 Championship in July 2016?
  • The Portuguese language is the 6th most common language world-wide?
  • Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is older than Rome?
  • Famous soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (who has played for both Real Madrid and Manchester United) is from Portugal.

Visit the sites below to learn more!

Portugal Resources

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In addition to Portugal, Portuguese is also spoken in Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, as well as Goa in India and Macau.

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