Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula, in South Western Europe. Portugal is geographically positioned in the Northern and Western hemispheres of the Earth. Situated in the westernmost part of Europe, Portugal is bordered by Spain in the north and east; and by Atlantic Ocean in the south and west.
Which countries are in Northern Hemisphere?
Countries in the Northern Hemisphere include the United States, Canada, Russia and all of the countries in Europe. Other countries in the Northern Hemisphere are Kazakhstan, Belarus, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia. All territory north of the equator is considered part of the Northern Hemisphere.
Do they speak English in Portugal?
Approximately 32% of Portuguese people can speak and understand English, while 24% can speak and understand French. Despite Spanish being mutually intelligible in a sense that most Portuguese understand it written and/or spoken, only 9% of the Portuguese population can speak it fluently.
Which country is closest to Australia?
Australia lies between the Pacific and Indian oceans. It is the largest island – and one of the largest countries – in the world. Its closest neighbours are New Zealand to the east and Papua New Guinea to the north.
What is the richest country in the Southern Hemisphere?
Can you name the richest countries in the Southern Hemisphere?
Is Hawaii in the Southern Hemisphere?
Locating Hawaii on the Earth
Hawaii is in the northern hemisphere and is located 20° north of the equator and 155° west of the Prime Meridian (Greenwich, England) as shown on the cutaway globe to the right.
What are the 4 hemispheres?
Any circle drawn around the Earth divides it into two equal halves called hemispheres. There are generally considered to be four hemispheres: Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western.
Is Southern Hemisphere warmer than Northern?
IT CONTAINS most of the world’s land and 90 per cent of its people, but that is not why the northern hemisphere is consistently hotter than its southern counterpart. … The northern hemisphere is currently 1.5 °C warmer on average than the southern hemisphere.