Lisbon, Portugal History

Lisbon, Portugal History

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It is located in the west of Portugal, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, on the right bank (to the north) of the estuary of the Tagus River. The city occupies an area of 84.8 km². The city limits, contrary to what usually happens in large cities, are well defined within the limits of the historical perimeter. This produced the creation of several cities around Lisbon, such as Loures, Odivelas, Amadora and Oeiras, which are de facto part of its metropolitan perimeter. History According to naturegnosis.com, the history of Lisbon has known times of splendor, when hundreds of curious adventurers, including Vasco da Gama, jumped into the sea eager to discover and explore new lands that made it a maritime power, and times of disaster and misery, which left it to edge of ruin. However, nothing could…
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Portugal 2007

Portugal 2007

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Yearbook 2007 Portugal. For the second time in history, Portugal went to the referendum in February on the very sensitive issue of the country's strict abortion law. This time, 59 percent of Portuguese voted to allow abortion through the tenth week of pregnancy. In the first referendum in 1998, the No side won by 51 percent. In both cases, however, turnout was too low (below 50 percent) for the result to be binding. Despite this, the government promised that the law change would be implemented, which happened in July after it was adopted by Parliament in March. According to abbreviationfinder: PT is the 2-letter acronym for the country of Portugal. In Catholic Portugal, abortion was previously allowed only if the mother's life was at stake, if she became pregnant through…
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