Portugal is characterized by high levels of biodiversity, both on land and in the sea.

An excerpt from the article 37 facts about Portugal

There are six terrestrial ecoregions:

  • temperate mixed forests of the Azores
  • Cantabrian mixed forests
  • evergreen forests of Madeira
  • Iberian sclerophyll forests
  • northwestern mountain forests
  • southwestern xerophilic and mixed forests