The One Minute Geographer: Portugal — A Few Key Facts

The map above shows Portugal in its correct size and latitude overlaid on the Mid-Atlantic region. If you flew due east from Washington DC, you’d arrive near Lisbon.

Portugal’s area of 35,600 square miles is about the size of Maine or Indiana.

Portugal’s population of 10.2 million people is close to that of Michigan or North Carolina. About a…

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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Jim Fonseca

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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