Geography of Portugal

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Portugal?
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What is the capital of Portugal?
Lisbon
What is the name of the second most populous city in Portugal?
Porto
What river starts in the Spain and empties near the city above?
Douro
On what major peninsula is Portugal situated, together with Spain?
Iberia
What group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean were first discovered by the Portuguese in 1427?
Azores
What mountain in the above is the tallest in Portugal?
Mount Pico
What is the name of the southernmost region of continental Portugal?
Algarve
What city is considered to be the administrative center of that region?
Faro
What Portuguese island is the closest point of Portugal to Africa?
Madeira
What is the main city of the above?
Funchal
What cape in Portugal contains the westernmost point of Europe?
Cabo da Roca
What bridge in Portugal is the longest one in the entire Europe?
(hint: shares its name with a Portuguese explorer)
Vasco da Gama
What city used to be the capital of Portugal between 1179-1255?
Coimbra
What river, that empties near the Portuguese capital, is the longest on that peninsula?
Tagus
What type of natural disaster devastated the Portuguese capital in 1755?
Earthquake
With what Brazilian city, starting with the letter B, does the most famous landmark in
the capital share its name?
Belém Tower
What language, mainly spoken in northwestern Spain, is the closest relative of Portuguese?
Galician
What is the second-most populated city in the metropolitan area of the capital?
Amadora
What is the Portuguese word for lake?
Lago
What is the name of the highest mountain range in continental Portugal?
Serra da Estrela
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Level 71
Apr 20, 2020
thanks. I think the Faro question is in the wrong place.