Continental Portuguese Regional Map before 1832.
Todays' continental Portuguese Regional Map.
As extra info about what some of the regional names and their significance:
- Douro = (made) Of Gold,
- Trás-os-Montes = Behind the Mountains,
- Beira = Beside or at/on the side,
- Estremadura = (an expression originated from the word "extreme")
- Ribatejo = Above the Tejo (Tagus River),
- Alentejo = Beyond the Tejo,
- Algarve = (a word comming form the Arab language).
And don't forgett to add our 2 archipelagos: Azores (a type of bird of prey) and Madeira (wood)!!!