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Portugal is the westernmost country in Europe and has about 11 million inhabitants. The area of the country is 92,289 km², occupying about 15% of the area of the Iberian Peninsula. The state borders Spain to the north and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west. Portugal also includes the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. Together with these islands, Portugal has almost 3000 kilometers of coastline. Probably the most famous stretch of coast in Portugal is the Algarve in the south of the country. The country is known for wine growing, especially port wine. The largest cities of Portugal are the capital Lisbon, Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Amadora, Braga and Funchal on the island of Madeira.

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Madeira – The 15 most beautiful sights & photo spots (Portugal)

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Portugal

Madeira has been on our bucket list for a long time and we didn’t think we would visit this island in 2020. Due to the Corona pandemic, travel is only possible to a limited extent this year and we were unfortunately unable to travel to our actual desired destinations due to restrictions and border closures. There are currently (as of November 2020) only a few countries that are classified as “non-risk areas” by the Robert Koch Institute. After researching something …

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