Trás-Os-Montes E Alto Douro

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Trás-Os-Montes E Alto Douro

 

a historic province in northern Portugal in the Douro River basin. The province contains the districts of Vila Real and Braganca and parts of Viseu and Guarda. It has an area of more than 10,000 sq km and a population of approximately 600,000 (1970). The principal city is Vila Real. The main branch of the economy is agriculture. Grains and grapes are grown in the region, and cattle are raised there.

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1)-Programa de Pos-Graduacao Stricto Sensu em Ciencias do Desporto - Universidade Tras os Montes e Alto Douro-UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal.
She was born in Chaves, Tras Os Montes, Portugal and had lived in New Bedford from 1967 until 1985 when she retired and moved back to Portugal until 1990 when she moved to Worcester.
Outros dialetos rapidamente citados sao os do norte de Portugal, de Tras os Montes e Minho, ditos "muyto barbaros, e quase que se nao podem chamar Portuguez, mas so os usa a gente rustica da quelles lugares" (ARGOTE, 1725, p.
22) The original articles established that: 'The essential purpose of the Club Trasmontano is to conjoin the efforts of all its members so that a centre may be organized in the capital to watch unceasingly over the interests of the province of Tras os Montes, and to promote the progress of that province in the moral[,] material and economic spheres': Club Trasmontano (1905), Estatutos do Club Trasmontano, [Lisbon], Ms, 10 fols numbered and signed, 1v.