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Portugal

Population: 10,066,253 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Portuguese

Background: Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil...

Currency: Euro (EUR, EUR (€0.75 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.

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Portuguese Font Foundries

 · Bráulio Amado
 · César Modesto
 · Diogo Pisoeiro
 · DSType
 · Feliciano
 · José Castro
 · Michael Anderson
 · Miratype
 · Mom
 · Natenine Type
 · Ndiscovered
 · Onrepeat
 · Pedro Teixeira
 · Rui Abreu
 · Scannerlicker
 · Susana Simplício
 · Tiponautas
 · Tipos Das Letras
 · UFF
 · Vanarchiv
 · yrmk

Portuguese Typographic People

 · Rui Abreu
 · Nuno Alves
 · Bráulio Amado
 · Patricia Carvalho
 · Hugo d'Alte
 · Rœben Dias
 · Dino dos Santos
 · Mário Feliciano
 · Natanael Gama
 · Luis Gomes
 · Pedro Leal
 · Fábio Duarte Martins
 · Nuno Miranda
 · Aprígio Morgado
 · João Oliveira
 · Diogo Pisoeiro
 · Joel Santos
 · Ricardo Santos
 · Susana Simplício
 · Pedro Teixeira
 · Joaquim José Ventura da Silva

Related Links

 · Luc Devroye: The font scene in Portugal
 · CIA World Factbook: Portugal
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Portugal
 · BBC Country profile: Portugal