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Portugal History – Internal Regulations

Portugal History – Internal Regulations

According to searchforpublicschools, the Portuguese institutions developed in parallel to that of the other monarchies of the Iberian Peninsula. Common was the tradition, founded on the written law and on the customary law of the Visigothic monarchy. The king, as supreme head, freely exercises all the powers of the state, although these are in a certain way limited by the privileges of the nobility and the clergy, which find their expression in the common action of the Côrtes. In the…

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Portugal Dantesque Encyclopedia

Portugal Dantesque Encyclopedia

Until the century. XI the Portugal did not have an autonomous life within the Iberian regions being under the government of the king of León. During the Christian ‘reconquista’ the county of Coimbra was formed (1064), which was invested with Sisenando, one of the generals of Ferdinand the Great of León; and this, combined with the territories liberated under Alfonso VI, gave rise, at the end of the century, to the county of Portugal whose government was entrusted to Henry…

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Portugal History

Portugal History

HISTORY: PREHISTORY According to constructmaterials, the oldest documentation of human presence in Portugal dates back to the Paleolithic and the rock art site discovered in the Côa valley, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is particularly interesting. Some Acheulean industries have been found in stratigraphy on the Pleistocene terraces of the Tagus River and in other locations. Evidence of the Middle Paleolithic (Mousterian) follows, with remains attributed to Neanderthal man found in old excavations outside the stratigraphic context at…

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Portugal Guide

Portugal Guide

Country data Location: Western Europe Time zone: CET – 1 Total area: 92,090 km² Land area: 91,470 km² Water area: 620 km² Length of the state border: 1,214 km including: Spain: 1,214 km Coastline: 1,793 km Capital: Lisbon Districts: 20 Aveiro, Azores, Beja, Braga, Braganca, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Evora, Faro, Guarda, Leiria, Lisbon, Madeira, Portalegre, Porto, Santarem, Setubal, Viana do Castelo, Vila Real, Viseu Electric current: 220 V / 50 Hz Telephone code: 00 351 (Source: Allcitycodes) Highest point: Ponta…

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