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Currency

3 de Aug de 2012

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Euro is the official currency in Portugal. But all the other Euro Zone countries use the same currency: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Slovakia, Cyprus and Malta. There are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 e 50 Cent coins and 1 and 2 Euros. There are 5, 10, 20,

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Climate

3 de Aug de 2012

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The climate in Portugal varies from region to region and it is influenced by the relief, latitude and Ocean proximity. The north and the countryside regions either because of a higher relief or because they are far from the Atlantic Ocean, they can reach more extreme temperatures than the coastal and south regions, which are

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Geographical situation

3 de Aug de 2012

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Portugal is located in the extreme southwest of Europe and it includes the archipelago of Madeira and Azores standing in the Atlantic Ocean. Continental Portugal occupies an area of 88.889 km2 (with 218 km of largeness, 561 km of length, 832 km of Atlantic coast and 1.215 km of land border with Spain).