Portugal is a country in southwestern Europe. Together with the only neighboring country Spain, which borders Portugal to the north and east, it forms the microstate of Andorra, some mountain valleys in the Pyrenees belonging to France and the British exclave of Gibraltar, the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal borders the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west. Portugal also includes the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira.

Official namePortugal
Surface92.212 km²
time differenceUTC +0 / UTC +1
VolksliedA Portuguesa

The Portuguese art of pastry has its origins in the Middle Ages. Catholic monasteries, which are widespread all over the country, managed to make a spectacularly wide variety of different pastries using very few ingredients (usually almonds, flour, eggs and various spirits), of which pastéis de Belém (or pastéis de nata), originally from Lisbon, and ovos molos from Aveiro are the best known.

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Photo credits : Miguel Nunes videostill: Merijn van den Brand
18-01-2022 Portugal

Miguel Nunes from Portugal

When Miguel moved to the Netherlands he had to get used to the communication. Rotterdam did not remind him of the Netherlands. He wanted an international experience and he is getting it here, because he comes into contact with many different nationalities here on a daily basis. Read more

Photo credits : 02_Portugal_Joyce de Vries__MG_1167 Delegation hosts Portugal
16-12-2021 Portugal

Delegation host Carlos – Portugal

Songfestival fan Carlos is a Rotterdammer with Portuguese roots. There could not be a better host for the Portuguese delegation. “I am proud of my city and of my background.” So when the Eurovision turned out to be coming to Rotterdam, he immediately wrote to the municipality. “Nice details: I shot the video for my… Read more

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