Iberian peninsula on world map. In 711 ce arab armies began the conquest of the iberian peninsula. For more than 20 years weve been guiding both for major european tour operators and for independent travellers. Bordered by the atlantic ocean the small country offers a diverse climate and culture in spite of its size. Welcome to iberian foods the premier suppliers of spanish foods to the uk.
With the conquest the hispanomusulmanes or moors brought with them their arabic architecture art and of course language. The iberian peninsula a b er i e n also known as iberia is located in the southwest corner of europe. E modern portugal spain and andorra. A team of researchers from the university of oxford and the universidade de santiago de compostela analysed dna samples from over 1400 people to generate the first fine scale genetic map of spain and to understand the impacts of past migration events into and within spain on spanish people today.
Iberian wildlife tours organises and leads top quality natural history holidays throughout spain and portugal. Some closely fit the concept of a people ethnic group or tribe. Our products include a range of the finest quality spanish foods including jamon serrano serrano ham jamon iberico iberian ham otherwise known as pata negra or black foot ham. Founded in 1139 portugal is the oldest country in europe.
This is a list of the pre roman people of the iberian peninsula the roman hispania i. Portugal is a country found on the iberian peninsula in western europe. Here we study the fine scale genetic structure of its. Its capital and largest city is lisbon and its official language is portuguese.