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Reading 10, GCU 325 ed for the country estates, Quintas, producing the fortified Port wine that is still a substantial export from Portugal. The vines are grown on steep terraced slopes in rocky conditions. Douro (Duero, Duoro) At the Lisbon waterfront there is the impressive _____ which is surrounded by major buildings. Running back from this square is a rectilinear street plan that is developed with well-proportioned buildings a few stories high. Praca do Comercio Spain's leading industrial, commercial, and port city today is: Barcelona The city that controlled Spanish trade with the New World is _____, and this city is at the head of maritime navigation on the Guadalquivir River (but located some distance from the coast). Sevilla The primary reason why Madrid eventually ended up becoming a large city (a conurbation of more than 3 million people today in the center of the Meseta) was due to the: decision by the emperor in the late 1500s to make Madrid the capital of Spain and the Spanish Empire In Portugal, population densities are high in the _____ river valleys.

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