Ministry of Culture (Portugal)

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Ministry of Culture
Ministério da Cultura
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Portugal
Headquarters Lisbon
Annual budget €245.5 million[1]
Minister responsible Gabriela Canavilhas, Minister of Culture

The Ministry of Culture (Ministério da Cultura) was a department of the Portuguese government, responsible for issues related to the Portuguese culture. The last minister was Gabriela Canavilhas. After the 2011 legislative elections the new government disestablished the ministry, replacing it with the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Culture.


  1. ^ "OE 2008: Orçamento do Ministério da Cultura cresce 9,2%". Diário Digital (in Portuguese). 2007-10-12. 

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