St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Crime in Portugal
Crime in Portugal is characterized by low levels of gun violence and homicide, compared to other developed countries. Crime statistics are compiled annually by the Portuguese Ministry of Internal Admi...
Demographics of Portugal
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Portugal, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations ...
Demographics of Portugal - Wikipedia
Drug policy of Portugal
The drug policy of Portugal was put in place in 2000, and was legally effective from July 2001. The new law maintained the status of illegality for using or possessing any drug for personal use withou...
Education in Portugal
Education in Portugal is free and compulsory until the age of 18, when students complete the 12th grade. The education is regulated by the State through the Ministry of Education, Higher Education and...
Portuguese people
Portuguese people (Portuguese: os portugueses) are an ethnic group native to the country of Portugal, in the west of the Iberian Peninsula of Southwestern Europe. Their language is Portuguese, and...
Portuguese people - Wikipedia
Health in Portugal
According to the latest Human Development Report, the average life expectancy in 2014 was 80.0 years. The Portuguese Health Care System was ranked number 12 in overall performance by the World Health ...
Health in Portugal - Wikipedia
Housing in Portugal
Housing in Portugal is generally similar to housing in the rest of Europe. However, some specificities exist. Portugal has the highest rate of rural population in Western Europe, which means that roug...
Immigration to Portugal
As of 2007 Portugal had 10,617,575 inhabitants of whom 332,137, or 3.13%, were legal immigrants (51,7% female, 48,3% male).Today, many Brazilians, Eastern Europeans (especially Ukrainians, Moldovans, ...
Immigration to Portugal - Wikipedia
Languages of Portugal
The languages of Portugal are the languages spoken or once spoken in the territory of the country of Portugal.
Portuguese is practically universal in Portugal, but there are some specificities.The...
Languages of Portugal - Wikipedia
Religion in Portugal
Portugal has no official religion. The most predominant religion in Portugal is Roman Catholicism. According to the 2011 Census, 81% of the population of Portugal is Catholic, though only about 19% at...
Religion in Portugal - Wikipedia
Women in Portugal
Women in Portugal received full legal equality with Portuguese men as mandated by Portugal's constitution of 1976, which in turn resulted from the Revolution of 1974. Because of this, Portuguese women...
Women in Portugal - Wikipedia
St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Yuriev Day
Yuri's Day (Russian: Юрьев день, Yuriev Den) is the Russian name for either of the two feasts of Saint George celebrated by the Russian Orthodox Church. Along with various other Christian churches...
Yuriev Day - Wikipedia
Madeira Day
Madeira Day (Portuguese: Dia da Madeira), celebrated in Madeira on 1 July, is a holiday marking the date when Portugal granted autonomy to Madeira Island. Although it is only officially celebrated...
Madeira Day - Wikipedia
Queima das Fitas
The Queima das Fitas (Portuguese for Ribbon Burning) is a traditional festivity of the students of some Portuguese universities, organized originally by the students of the University of Coimbra.
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Queima das Fitas - Wikipedia
Face Oculta
Face Oculta (Hidden Face) is a Portuguese nationwide political corruption, money-laundering and corporate tax evasion scandal, first noticed in October 2009. The Polícia Judiciária investigated the bu...