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On the northernmost atlantic tip of the country, Minho borders the spanish region of Galiza, sharing with it many afinities in geography, tradition, people and language.
Altough some 20% of the Portuguese territory is under some type of ecological protection reserve, Minho features the country's only National Park - Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês - covering some 72.000 ha.
Braga, Viana do Castelo and Guimarães - the founding place of the nation, are the most known cities, full of cultural or religious landmarks.
Renowned for its uniqueness, "vinho verde" (green wine) is only produced in the Minho region, supporting fully the regions gastronomical treasures, some of the most representative of the country.