High temperatures, strong winds and severe drought helped fuel Portugal's biggest fire of the summer
Country in Southwestern Europe
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country whose mainland is located on the Iberian Peninsula of Southwestern Europe, and whose territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. It features the westernmost point in continental Europe, and its Iberian portion is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain, the sole country to have a land border with Portugal. Its two archipelagos form two autonomous regions with their own regional governments. Lisbon is the capital and largest city.
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Wildfires swept across Portugal's central region on Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of locals. Spain and France have..