Portugal is a country situated in the South West of Europe sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Spain. It was one of the founding members of the Eurozone, issuing coins from 2002.
Some basic facts about Portugal:
Prior to the Euro the official currency was the Portuguese Escudo. The conversion rate to the Euro was set at 200.482 to 1 Euro on 1st January 1999.
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