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Alentejo is the South-Central part of Portugal. The greater region is defined within Portugal by the land bordering the left bank of the Tagus river to the North and extending to the South where it borders the Algarve region. The origin of its name, "além" + "Tejo" combined as Alentejo, literally translates to "Beyond-the-Tagus" or "Across-the-Tagus".
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A Case of Europeanization by David Corkhill
The Alentejo is a predominantly agricultural region that isone of the poorest in the European Union. Over the years theregion has been buffeted by disruptive agrarian reform, and subsequent politicization of the sector, and a severe drought , ...
Your Complete Guide to Understanding, Selecting, and Enjoying Wine by Steven Kolpan, Brian H. Smith, Michael A. Weiss
ALENTEJANO IMPORTANT DOP WINE REGION Alentejo Alentejo is a very large DOP region and is home to some of the nation's finest, most complex, and most expensive red wines. The area also produces easy drinking rosés, interesting ...
European Voices (2008)
Multipart singing in the Balkans and the Mediterranean. I by Ardian Ahmedaja, Gerlinde Haid
Alentejo is a region that occupies the south-central area of Portugal. Situated south of the Tagus river, it extends south to the Algarve, west to the Atlantic ocean and east to the Spanish border. According to the Nomenclature of Territorial ...
by Markku Saastamoinen, Maria João Fradinho, Ana Sofia Santos, Nicoletta Miraglia
Discussion The Alentejo is a vast, scarcely populated, aged and predominantly rural region in Portugal. 33% of the country's mainland is inhabited by merely 7% of the resident population, and according to the 2011 census, the aging index in ...
Signals and Systems (2015)
A Primer with MATLAB® by Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Warsame Hassan Ali
Alentejo is a region in southern Portugal known for its hot weather in summer, and the bright sun, which illuminates immense plains punctuated by oaks, dense small whitewashed villages, and the isolated rural homes: small elongated houses ...
A Year of Wine (2008)
Perfect Pairings, Great Buys, and What to Sip for Each Season by Tyler Colman
FONTE DA SERRANA (ALENTEJO, PORTUGAL): Alentejo is a hot, dry part of Southern Portugal that, when it comes to wine, traditionally has been more known for making closures—corks—rather than what goes in the bottle. But this wine will ...
A text-book of geography (1869)
Entrc- Douro-e-Minho is so called from its being between the Douro and the Minho ; Tras-os-Montes means beyond the Mountains; Alentejo means south of the Tejo or Tagus ; Algarve, from Arabic el gharb, means the west. Capes, Islands ...
by Jane O'Callaghan
The Alentejo is a land of wide horizons, atmospheric medieval castles, and vast agricultural estates whose divisions date back to Roman times. Here the ancient city of Evora has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site by virtue of its ...
by Chitram Lutchman, Douglas Evans, Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi, Rohanie Maharaj
As it was said by Rui Graça, 'the Alentejo is an exceptional case due to its remarkable soil quality for this kind of construction'; (Bastos, 2009), which in fact is supported by LNEG data collected.
by Hugh Johnson
o Sogrape #-•**** Largest wine concern in the country, making vinhos * verdes, dao, bairrada, alentejo, ...
The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference: pt. I. A compendious English grammar by Goold Brown. English dictionary ed. by Lyman Cobb, 6th ed. pt. II. The new universal gazetteer by Edwin Williams, 7th ed. pt. III. An epitome of chronology and history, with an appendix; a compendious classical dictionary; and a dictionary of law terms...by a gentleman of the New York bar...6th ed (1836)
Alentejo,. Por- by the Mediterranean sea ...
Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology (2005)
by Marshall, Stewart
Alentejo Digital brought together 47 municipalities and three regional agencies to create a regional information network to provide services and territory-related content to citizens and local firms through regional Web-based contents. The main ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica ; Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan in which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and the Various Technical Terms, Etc., are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet (1771)
ESTREMADURA, a province of Spain, bounded by Leon, on the north ; by the two Castiles, on the east; by Andalufia, on the fouth ; and by the province of Alentejo, in Portugal, on the west. Est R E M AD U RA is also a province of Portugal, ...
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- Aquarelle: printemps en Alentejo
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- Pavia, Alentejo - Portugal
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- Pavia, Alentejo - Portugal
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- Evora Cathedral, Alentejo, Portugal
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