Portuguese is one of the most spoken languages in the world. It’s spoken by the 10 million inhabitants of Portugal…. and also by 230 million others all around the world. In fact, Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries and is the 6th most used language online.
What are 3 interesting facts about Portugal?
Portugal is the oldest country in Europe
Portugal. In 1139, Portugal appointed King Afonso Henriques as its king. Lisbon is said to be four centuries older than Rome. Due to its excellent trading location, the Phoenicians settled in Lisbon around 1200 BC.
What is the famous thing of old Portuguese?
1. Port wine. This popular dessert wine is the most famous drink in Portugal. It’s the country’s national drink and has been produced here, using the grapes grown in the Douro Valley near Porto, for more than 250 years.
What race are the Portuguese?
The Portuguese are a Southwestern European population, with origins predominantly from Southern and Western Europe. The earliest modern humans inhabiting Portugal are believed to have been Paleolithic peoples that may have arrived in the Iberian Peninsula as early as 35,000 to 40,000 years ago.