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Old 02-12-2012, 09:23 PM   #157
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Porto , also known as Oporto in English, is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the major urban areas in Southern Europe. Its administrative limits (an area of 41.66 km²/16 sq.mi) include a population of 237,584 (2011) inhabitants distributed within 15 civil parishes ...
The history of Porto dates back to the 4th century, to the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsula. Celtic and Proto-Celtic ruins have been discovered in several areas, and their occupation has been dated to about 275 BC...

The neoclassicism and romanticism of the 19th and 20th centuries also added interesting monuments to the landscape of the city, like the magnificent Stock Exchange Palace (Palácio da Bolsa), the Hospital of Saint Anthony, the Municipality, the buildings in the Liberdade Square and theAvenida dos Aliados, the tile-adorned São Bento Train Station and the gardens of the Crystal Palace (Palácio de Cristal). A guided visit to the Palácio da Bolsa, and in particular the Arab Room, is a major tourist attraction...Madeleine McCann disappeared on the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007.
Twin towns — sister cities... Bristol, England, UK...Rio de Janeiro,Brazil...Rio has a tropical savanna climate that closely borders a tropical monsoon climate according to the Köppen climate classification, and is often characterized by long periods of heavy rain from December to March.The average annual minimum temperature is 21 °C (70 °F), the average annual maximum temperature is 27 °C (81 °F), and the average annual temperature is 23 °C (73 °F). The city hosted the 2007 Pan American Games,The city will host the World Youth Day in 2013, the second World Youth Day in South America and first in Brazil...The Portuguese Water Dogs are native to the Algarve...The coat is usually worn in a "retriever cut" or a "lion cut"

A former Central Intelligence Agency operative who sets about tracking down his daughter after she is kidnapped by human traffickers while travelling in France...At Saint-Clair's mansion, during a large party, Bryan infiltrates an auction of girls in a basement facility. His daughter is the last offering. (CIA) forces a Middle Eastern bidder to purchase her...races to a luxury yacht owned by a sheikh. Jumping aboard,and finally confronts the sheikh in his boudoir...

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