Portugal Republic Day

Portugal Republic Day

October 5
This national holiday commemorates the establishment of the Portuguese Republic on this day in 1910, which ended over two centuries of the monarchical rule of the Portuguese royal family, the House of Braganca.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of Portugal
2125 Kalorama Rd. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-328-8610; fax: 202-462-3726
www.visitportugal.com
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 168
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