Portugal as a country was established during the Christian Reconquista against the Moors who had invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD.
Despite attempts at independence since its foundation as a county in 868, only after the Battle of São Mamede in 1128, where Portuguese forces led by Afonso Henriques defeated forces led by his mother, Theresa of Portugal, the County of Portugal affirmed its sovereignty and Afonso Henriques styled himself Prince of Portugal.
Portugal is a developed country with a high-income advanced economy, a developed market, and high living standards.
maintaining a unitary semi-presidential republic, a strong rule of law, and the lowest levels of corruption in southern Europe.
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