• 2001
  • In 2001, Portugal became the first country in the world to decriminalize the possession and consumption of all illicit drugs, focusing on treatment and harm reduction, with significant public health gains. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leonese
  • Between 1211-1212, the north of Portugal was invaded by Leonese forces, justifying the construction of the wall, which was already under construction by 1245, with the help of local initiatives and the convent of Fiães. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • interiors azulejos of Remedios chapel in Peniche, Portugal interiors azulejos of Remedios chapel in Peniche, Portugal Beach Nau dos Corvos, a rock formation that is one of Peniche's landmarks Old harbour walls at Peniche Instituto Nacional de Estatística Direção-Geral do Território Archived 2014-09-29 at Archive.is Group, Global Media (2017-10-20). (wikipedia.org)
  • Country
  • Portugal as a country was established in the aftermath of the Christian Reconquista against the Muslim Moors who had invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portugal is a developed country with a high-income advanced economy, a developed market, and high living standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portugal ranks above the OECD average in Mathematics, Science, and Reading, having been the country with the most expressive positive evolution throughout PISA's studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although historically a Catholic-majority country, in the last decades Portugal has transformed itself into a secular state with one of the world's highest rates of moral freedom. (wikipedia.org)
  • The village of Almeida was captured from the Moors by the second king of Portugal, Sancho I in the 12th century because of its strategic position on the new country of Portugal's border with Spain. (wikipedia.org)
  • alliance
  • During the Seven Years' War (1754 to 1763) which involved most of the great powers of Europe, Spain with the help of France launched an attack on Portugal due to its alliance with Great Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • status
  • portray them as encompassing the following areas: Portugal Galicia Olivenza, Cedillo, Herrera de Alcántara Reintegrationism Disputed status of Olivenza Kingdom of Galicia and Portugal Lusotropicalism Pan-nationalism George Young (1917). (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • This makes me want a) to be in Portugal, and 2) to be 8 years old again. (slate.com)
  • Over the years, many monarch passed through Montijo, such as the future John IV of Portugal, who arrived on 5 December 1640, to enthusiastic cheers from the nobels, clerics and people of the village. (wikipedia.org)
  • National
  • Former Portugal national football team player Fernando Couto, Olympiacos coach Vítor Pereira, the olympic medalist António Leitão and volleyball players, such as Miguel Maia and João Brenha, were born in Espinho. (wikipedia.org)
  • city
  • The climate in Beja (the hottest district capital city in Portugal) is influenced by its distance from the coast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guarda is the highest city in continental Portugal (altitude 1,056 m), located to the northeast of Serra da Estrela (the largest mountain in mainland Portugal). (wikipedia.org)
  • geographic
  • The grand postmaster, Luís Afonso, established his seat in the south in 1533, due to its geographic conditions and close proximity to Spain and southern Portugal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal). (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain
  • Portugal Portugal is located at the southwestern tip of Europe, bordering Spain in the north and east, and the Atlantic Ocean in the west and south. (bookrags.com)
  • Golf The oldest golf club in Portugal and Spain, Oporto Golf Club, is also located in Espinho. (wikipedia.org)
  • Direção-Geral do Território[permanent dead link] Tourist & Motoring Atlas - Spain & Portugal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Results
  • Results from Portugal schools that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation. (oecd.org)
  • north
  • Cala or Cailleah was the name of a Celtic god and also the name of an early settlement located at the mouth of the Douro River (present-day Vila Nova de Gaia) which flows into the Atlantic Ocean in the north of what is now Portugal. (wikipedia.org)
  • official
  • In 1843, during an official visit, Queen Maria II of Portugal recessitated the carriage, allowing a 26-hour trip from Montijo to Badajoz. (wikipedia.org)
  • Europe
  • Portugal at the Forefront: the Decriminalization of Drugs in Europe The Conflict In Europe of the early 2000s there is widespread belief that the United States-led 'War on Drugs' has been a failure. (bookrags.com)
  • English
  • Jurassic Heritage and Geoconservation in Portugal: Selected Sites - at Estudo Geral Paper (pt) with English abstract The Evolution of the Coastline at Peniche and Berlengas Islands - article by Teresa Azevedo and Elisabete Nunes Ammonites from lumpy limestones in the lower pliensbachian of Portugal: taphonomic analysis and palaeoenvironmental implications - article by S. R. Fernández-López, L. V. Duarte and M.H.P. Henriques] PENICHEFOSSIL Diário da República. (wikipedia.org)
  • oldest
  • Portugal is the oldest state on the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest European nation-states, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although
  • Although mild by European standards, Beja has relatively cool winters compared to coastal Portugal, while summers are long and hot. (wikipedia.org)
  • European
  • Dom Pedro Victoria GC The Portugal Masters is a European Tour men's professional golf tournament which was played for the first time in October 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • service
  • Meo is a mobile and fixed telecommunications service and brand from Portugal Telecom, managed by Meo - Serviços de Comunicações e Multimédia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ADSL2+ and FTTH offers reached across Portugal and included broadband Internet services (at up to 400Mbit/s) as well as a telephone service. (wikipedia.org)