- Animal: Iberian Wolf
- Bird: Barcelos Cock
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The result of hundreds of
years of modifications, Portugal's current coat of arms was officially
adopted on June 30, 1911, and is based on the arms used by the kingdom
since the Middle Ages.
he shield resting in front is composed of seven golden castles, which represent the Moorish castles conquered during the Reconquista.
Behind the shield is an armillary sphere, which was a navigational instrument, and symbolizes Portugal's importance during the Age of Discovery.
- Flag of Portugal
- Flower: Lavender
- Sport: Soccer
- Tree: Olive tree, Cork oak
|Land Area||91,470 km2|
|Water Area||620 km2|
|Total Area||92,090km2 (#109)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$297.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$28,500|
Countries of Europe
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.