Community of Portuguese Language Countries

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Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa  (Portuguese)
Community of Portuguese Language Countries
Flag of Community of Portuguese Language Countries
Flag
Map of CPLP member states (blue), associate observers (green), and officially-interested countries & territories (gold).
Map of CPLP member states (blue), associate observers (green), and officially-interested countries & territories (gold).
HeadquartersPenafiel Palace
Lisbon, Portugal

38°42.65′N 9°8.05′W / 38.71083°N 9.13417°W / 38.71083; -9.13417
Official languagePortuguese
Membership
Leaders
East Timor Zacarias da Costa
• Director-General
São Tomé and Príncipe Armindo Brito Fernandes
• President of the Parliamentary Assembly
Guinea-Bissau Cipriano Cassamá
EstablishmentJuly 17, 1996
Area
• Total
10,743,526 km2 (4,148,099 sq mi)
Population
• Estimate
287 million (2021)

The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Portuguese: Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa; abbreviated as the CPLP), also known as the Lusophone Commonwealth (Comunidade Lusófona),[1][2] is an international organization and political association of Portuguese-speaking nations across four continents.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rogers-Glabush, Julie (October 4, 2009). IBFD International Tax Glossary. IBFD. ISBN 9789087220570 – via Google Books.
  2. Africa South of the Sahara 2003. Psychology Press. October 31, 2002. ISBN 9781857431315 – via Google Books.