Northern Portugal

Northern Portugal is the "oldest" region of , where the nation began. Portuguese and Mirandese are the national languages of Northern Portugal.

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is 's second largest city and the capital of the , and a busy industrial and commercial center.

is one of the five largest cities of , situated in the region in the .

is one of the most beautiful Portuguese cities, in the region of .

is a city in , northern . is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was the European Capital of Culture in 2012, two great accolades for the city.


Douro is a subregion in . Historically comprised the Alto Douro and .

is a province of . On the northernmost Atlantic tip of the country, borders the region of , sharing with it many affinities in geography, tradition, people and language.

is in .

is a subregion in .

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