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Minho

Language: Portuguese

Description: Minho is a former region, now province of north west of Portugal including some parts of what is now Braga and Viana do Castelo. Minho is bounded by the sea to the west, Spain to the north and the rivers Douro and Minho. It is noted for the production of the young, refreshing Vinho Verde. The fertile valleys are densely populated but produce wheat and maize, while sheep are pastured in the mountainous northern region on the border with Spain. Caldo verde is a renowned dish of this province.


Minho
Map of Portugal, showing Minho in the north west (top left) corner, with many thanks to www.map-of-portugal.co.uk by Tourizm Maps &Copy; 2006

Pronounced: MEEN-yoh
Ethnicity: Portuguese
Most frequent country: Portugal
Most frequent region: Minho

See places: Portuguese food and cuisine, Braga, Viana do Castelo

See foods and dishes: broa, caldo verde minhota, cordeiro moda do Minho, lampreia moda do Minho, rojoes moda do Minho, vinho verde

Other web reference: Portugal-map.com


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