Languages of Portugal

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Languages of Portugal
ForeignEnglish (35%)[1]
Arabic (3%)
Spanish (20%)
SignedPortuguese Sign Language
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The languages of Portugal are Portuguese, Mirandese and Portuguese Sign Language. Historically, Celtic and Lusitanian were spoken in what is now Portugal.


Portuguese is practically universal in Portugal, but there are some specificities.

Portuguese dialects of Portugal


Other languages have been extensively spoken in the territory of modern Portugal:

Pre-Roman languages[edit]

Pre-Roman languages of Iberia c. 200 BC.

Roman, Post-Roman and Medieval languages[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 Europeans and their Languages" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-01-06.

External links[edit]