Portugal is a country located in Europe, specifically on the Iberian Peninsula. It is bordering Spain to the East and the Atlantic Ocean to the West. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon, which is on the West coast of the country. Portugal is a republic, specifically a parliamentary democracy, although until 1910 it had been a monarchy. Currently, the country is run by President Anibal Cavaco Silva and Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.