Portugal lies in SW Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It's the westernmost nation in mainland Europe. The Atlantic Ocean is on its west; Spain is on its E & N. Most people in Portugal are Roman Catholics (80%). Its language is Portuguese. Of course, foreign languages are also spoken by some of the population.
Madeira Wine (Portugal). 'Madeira is a fortified wine, produced in the Madeira Islands; varieties may be sweet or dry. It has a history dating back to the Age of Exploration when Madeira was a standard port of call for ships heading to the New World or East Indies.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/portugal
Portugal has a rich history of ancient navigators, such as Ferdinand Magellan and Vasco da Gama, and this sphere, or the Coat of Arms, is emblematic of the nautical culture of Portugal. Description from buzzle.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
The Alcobaça Monastery (Portuguese: Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça) :: a Mediaeval Roman Catholic Monastery located in the town of Alcobaça, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.
The famous Manueline-style window of the Convent of Christ in Tomar, Portugal. Please, read more about Templars of Portugal >>> https://victortravelblog.com/2014/06/10/castles-knights-templar-in-portugal-history/
Coat of Arms of the King D. João III of Portugal and Algarves. Brasão de El-Rei D. João III de Portugal e dos Algarves (1502-1557) "O Piedoso". Casa Real: Avis Editorial: Real Lidador Portugal Autor: Rui Miguel