Place Name PORTUS CALE

TYPE: Settlement

Meaning & History

Means "port of CALE" in Latin. This was the name of the city now known as Porto. The name of the city was later applied to the entire region of Portugal.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Porto, Portugal (English), Portugal (French), Portugal (German), Portogallo (Italian), Portugale (Late Roman), Porto, Portugal (Portuguese), Portugal (Spanish)