Poortugaal

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Coordinates: 51°52′N 4°24′E / 51.867°N 4.400°E / 51.867; 4.400

Portugaal, reformed church
View of Poortugaal.

Poortugaal is a village that is situated near the municipality of Rotterdam. Together with Rhoon, Poortugaal forms the municipality of Albrandswaard. The village has a long history dating back to the 15th century. It has a church dating from that period. The name is probably derived from Portugal.

Since January 1, 1985, the village has been part of the municipality of Albrandswaard together with Rhoon.[1]

The village has a connection to the city of Rotterdam by Rotterdam Metro line D, through Poortugaal station.

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  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra (2006). "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten". KNAW. 

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