Portugal is a founding member of NATO and has been an EU member since 1986. It has two autonomous regions: the archipelagos of Azores and Madeira.
Portugal is mainland Europe's westernmost country and shares the Iberian Peninsula with Spain. Its population of roughly 10.5 million is predominantly Roman Catholic. From 1926 to 1974, an authoritarian dictatorship ruled the country. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Portugal.
Bayer Leverkusen will be playing their 100th Champions League game on Tuesday, a match they will need to win if they hope to survive a competitive group. Meanwhile, Dortmund take an injury-plagued squad to Portugal.
Germany eased in to the Olympic semifinals with a comfortable yet impressive 4-0 win over Portugal. Goals from Serge Gnabry, Matthias Ginter, Davie Selke and Philipp Max were enough to book a last four place.
Portuguese tourism officials have launched an appeal to find the France supporter who was consoled by a Portugal fan after his country's defeat in the Euro 2016 final. The pair were praised for their "sportsmanship."