Portugal Study Abroad Programs
- Capital: Lisbon
- Official Language: Portuguese
- Currency: Euro (EUR)
Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt, cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve's beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the1500s to1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire.