The national animal of Portugal is the Iberian wolf. The country has a national bird as well, which is the Barcelos cock.
Central Australia is home to zebra finches. These little birds are distributed across Australia. Their habitat spans almost the entire continent. They do, however, avoid the extreme northern and southern parts of the con...
Portugal colonized Brazil in 1500. The Brazilian Indians were not as advanced as the civilizations of Peru and Mexico, such as the Aztecs and Mayans.
The typical national dress of Portugal for women is bouffant, or puffy, skirts with patterned fabrics and kerchiefs. For men it is sombreros, calsas (short leggings) and waistcoats. Clothing is usually brightly colored a...
Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula on the continent of Europe. It is bordered by Spain on the east and the North Atlantic Ocean on the west. It includes the Azores and the Madeira Islands.
Oporto, Portugal has a Mediterranean climate. The city has warm, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Summer temperatures are the warmest and vary between 59 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit. During the Winter the city receives ...
On a world map, Spain extends farther south than Portugal. Spain and Portugal are European countries that share the Iberian Peninsula. However, Portugal is approximately 1/6 the size of Spain.