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Language: Portuguese

Description: Leiria is a town and district of west central Portugal, part of the provinces of Estrema-Dura and Beira Litoral. The district produces rice, olives, vegetables and fruit. Sheep are also raised here and their milk is used in cheese-making.

Map of Leiria, with many thanks to by Tourizm Maps &Copy; 2006

Pronounced: lay-ee-REE-uh
Ethnicity: Portuguese
Most frequent country: Portugal
Most frequent region: Leiria

See places: Portuguese food and cuisine, Beira Litoral, Estremadura

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