Portugal, in Southern Europe, shares the Iberian peninsula at the western tip of Europe with Spain. Geographically and culturally somewhat isolated from its neighbor, Portugal has a rich, unique culture, lively cities and beautiful countryside.

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Lisbon is the capital of Portugal situated on seven hills at the wide mouth of the river Tagus where it meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Porto is Portugal's second largest city and the capital of the Northern region. Porto is a busy industrial and commercial center.

Cascais is a small beach town in the Lisbon Region of Portugal. Cascais, former residence of the royal family and pioneer of tourism in Portugal, is a very charming village.

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The Lisbon Region is the region surrounding Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. It consists of municipalities located on both banks of the wide mouth of the Tagus river where it meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Northern Portugal is the "oldest" region of Portugal, where the nation began. Portuguese, Mirandese.

The Algarve is the southernmost region of Portugal, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

Central Portugal is a region of Portugal ranging from the Atlantic coast to the mountainous interior.

The Alentejo, is a beautiful,mostly agricultural region, remarkable for its wide horizons, filled with soft hills that change color along the year, from deep brown to green with white, red and purple, to golden.

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