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Portugal is considered the 3rd most peaceful country in the world—perhaps because it is a country so old that is has seen centuries of empires rise and fall and rise again. Perched on the Western-most edge of Europe, Portugal has quietly adapted over time. And while the world may change around it, the charm and …

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In 1139, the Kingdom of Portugal was officially declared, and the country remained a monarchy until 1910. Today, Portugal is considered a unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic. Portugal’s current constitution was adopted in 1976 following the Carnation Revolution and has remained largely unchanged—with the exception of a few amendments—ever since. However, one of the most significant …

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More than just the home of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal has been a major world player   since pre-historic times. The westernmost country in Europe, Portugal is bordered only by Spain and the vast Atlantic ocean. This unique placement has inspired explorers, visionaries, and dreamers for countless generations. Portugal is steeped in history—in fact it’s home …

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