- The only major river in Portugal with its sources entirely inside Portugal. The Mondego River rises in the Estrela mountain range, flows through Coimbra and into the Atlantic Ocean north of the Tagus River. Associated with the romantic songs (including fado) and poetry of Coimbra University students in tradition, the Mondego is a picturesque sight as it flows to the sea through Beira Alta and Beira Baixa districts. The Mondego is about 280 kilometers (130 miles) long.See also Coimbra, University of.
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