TITLE

Portugal

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2009, p938
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for Portugal is presented. It has a population of 10,676,910 and the major ethnic groups that comprise the country include homogeneous Mediterranean stock. The type of government is republic and the head of state and government is President An�bal Cavaco Silva. Major industries include textiles, footwear, and wood and cork.
ACCESSION #
44743468

 

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