Portugal

Portugal (Portuguese: [puɾtuˈɣaɫ]), officially the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa), is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The Portugal–Spain border is 1,214 km (754 mi) long and considered the longest uninterrupted border within the European Union. The republic also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, both autonomous regions with their own regional governments.

The land within the borders of current Portugal has been continuously settled and fought over since prehistoric times. The Celts and the Romans were followed by the Visigothic and the Suebi Germanic peoples, who were themselves later invaded by the Moors. These Muslim peoples were eventually expelled during the Christian Reconquista of the peninsula. By 1139, Portugal had established itself as a kingdom independent from León. In the 15th and 16th centuries, as the result of pioneering the Age of Discovery, Portugal expanded Western influence and established the first global empire, becoming one of the world's major economic, political and military powers.

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Việt Nam values development of friendship with Portugal: PM

Vietnam News 19 Jan 2023
About economic ties, the host asked Portugal to create favourable conditions for Vietnamese farm produce to navigate the country ... He agreed to enhance collaboration in fields of Portugal’s strength and Việt Nam’s demand such as marine economy, maritime, renewable energy, circular economy and digital transformation....
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Portuguese foreign minister's visit marks new milestone in bilateral ties

Vietnam News 18 Jan 2023
He added that cooperation can also be expanded to fields that are the strengths of Portugal and in need of development in Việt Nam, such as marine economy, maritime, renewable energy, tourism and information technology. Sơn hoped that Portugal would create favourable conditions for Việt Nam’s agricultural products to access the Portuguese market....

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