The People of Portugal
Ethnicity: Mediterranean, African, East Europeans
Languages: Portuguese (official) and Mirandese (official)
Religions: Roman Catholic, other Christian
Population: 10,427,301 (2014 est.) (83rd)
Median Age: 41.1 years (2014 est.)
Female: 43.3 years (2014 est.)
Male: 39 years (2014 est.)
Literacy Rate: 93.30%
Legal drinking age: 18

Culture of Portugal

The culture of Portugal is the result of a complex flow of different civilizations during the past millennia. From prehistoric cultures, to its Pre-Roman civilizations  ...

Portugal - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette - Kwintessential

Guide to Portugal and Portuguese culture, society, language, etiquette, manners, customs and protocol.

Culture of Portugal - Countries and Their Cultures

Identification. The name "Portugal" derives from a Roman or pre-Roman settlement called Portus Cale (the modern city of Porto) near the mouth of the Douro ...

Portugal - Culture, Art and History - Portugal Live

Portuguese culture is based on a past that dates from prehistoric times into eras of Roman and Moorish invasion.

Portugal's Top 10 Cultural Features - Visit Portugal

There is a strong bond between Portuguese culture and the country's geographical location and history. Portugal is Europe's oldest nation and its Atlantic.

Art and Culture - Visit Portugal

This long history is reflected in a particular culture that is the result of the mixture of the many peoples who settled here and those that the Portuguese ...

Cultural and Social Life | Portugal

Information from the EU on Portuguese culture and traditional social activities...

Portugal: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts ...

Learn about the history, geography and culture of Portugal and find statistical and demographic information.

Culture and social etiquette in Portugal | About Portugal ...

Our guide to Portuguese culture will help you ease into life in Portugal. | Essential facts about Portugal, including geography, history, economy, and culture.

Portugal Travel Information and Travel Guide
While it's true that Portugal is no longer the Iberian Peninsula's best-kept secret, it's fairly easy to escape the crowds. Even at the busiest resorts in the Algarve, it only takes a short bus ride ... More »
Popular Q&A
Q: What are Portugal's cultural sites?
A: Some of Portugal's most famous cultural sites are its UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Alentejo Region [Região do Alentejo] in the south has one World Heritage ... Read More »
Q: What is Portugals culture?
A: The culture of Portugal is rooted in the Latin culture of Ancient Rome, with. Celtiberian (a mixture of pre-Roman Celts and Iberians) and Lusitanian backgrounds... Read More »
Q: How different are the cultures of Portugal and Spain?
A: The culture of even Spain is different because Spain is so large, for example the southern part is an Andalusian culture but the northern part you have Basque c... Read More »
Q: What are some cultural faux pas in Portugal?
A: The same as those of any other state nation, I suppose: Being touristy (men wearing sandals and/or shorts in urban Europe) Badmouthing the host country (again, ... Read More »
Q: What are some cultural faux pas in Porto, Portugal?
A: To try to speak Spanish and expect us to understand or to confuse us as a Spanish region (it happens a lot both) To say that wine port is not from here or legit... Read More »