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WATER IN PORTUGAL
Portugal is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and south and has a border with Spain to the north and the east.
These are the main rivers
The main rivers start in Spain and end in diferent places in Portugal. These are the most famous because they cover the whole country: one in the north (Douro), one in the centre (Tejo) one in the south (Guadiana).
River Douro - it runs through Porto, the second biggest in the country. It’s also where Port wine is made
River Tejo – It runs through Lisbon, the capital. The two bridges connect the south to Lisbon.
River Guadiana – It separates Portugal from Spain
There are five more smaller rivers, all portuguese (Minho, Lima, Cávado, Vouga and Mira) especially in the north of the country. There also a few dams.
The Ria Formosa In the Algarve, in the south there is a kind of an interior river, which is a protected area because of all the wildlife that exists there. It’s a natural park.