The Portuguese people represent a mixture of various ethnic strains. In the north are traces of Celtic influence. In the south, Arab and Berber influence is considerable. Other groups—Lusitanians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, and Jews—also left their mark on the Portuguese people. The present-day Portuguese population all comes from the same ethnic background, with no national minorities.

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