Portugal became an independent kingdom in 1139, under King Afonso I of Portugal.
In 1290, King Denis of Portugal created the first Portuguese university in Lisbon (the Estudos Gerais, which later moved to Coimbra) and decreed for Portuguese, then simply called the "common language", to be known as the Portuguese language and used officially.
In March 2006, the Museum of the Portuguese Language, an interactive museum about the Portuguese language, was founded in São Paulo, Brazil, the city with the greatest number of Portuguese language speakers in the world.
It is also the most spoken language in South America and the second-most spoken in Latin America after Spanish, and is an official language of the European Union, Mercosur, OAS, ECOWAS and the African Union.There are also significant Portuguese speaking immigrant communities in many countries including Andorra (15.4%), (in Portuguese Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa, with the Portuguese acronym CPLP) consists of the eight independent countries that have Portuguese as an official language: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe.Portuguese is also one of the official languages of the Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China of Macau (alongside Chinese) and of several international organizations, including the Mercosur, The combined population of the entire Lusophone area was estimated at 279 million in July 2017.Some Portuguese-speaking Christian communities in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Indonesia preserved their language even after they were isolated from Portugal.The end of the Old Portuguese period was marked by the publication of the Cancioneiro Geral by Garcia de Resende, in 1516.Maybe you're married, bored of routine, feeling naughty and you feel like cheating on your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband or wife with an affair (adultery)? Wait, you're an alternative couple exploring polyamory, and you're looking for a cuckold threesome experiment in the glory hole, bareback dogging gangbangs outside on a parking lot, some hot swinger party action, partner exchange or wife swap in a BDSM club? Want to learn more about these 18 , private and discreet xxx dating places before signing up?