Portugal National Institutions for Language
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Official language: Portuguese


Demographics of Portugal

By 2007, Portugal had 10,617,575 inhabitants of whom about 332,137 were legal immigrants.

Portugal is a fairly homogeneous country linguistically and religiously. Ethnically, the Portuguese people are mainly a combination of pre-Roman Iberian Celtic tribes, Lusitanians and others, with a fair amount of Roman, Germanic (Visigoths and Suevi) and some minor elements, essentially Arab-Berbers, and Jews.

Languages

Portuguese is the official language of Portugal. Mirandese is also recognized as a co-official language in several municipalities in northeastern Portugal.

Portuguese National Institutions for Language

Instituto Camões
Simonetta Luz Afonzo
Senhora Presidente
Rua Rodrigues Sampaio, 113
1700-279 Lisboa, Portugal
+351-21-310 91 24
fbarrocas@instituto-camoes.pt

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