Portuguese is a Romance language spoken primarily in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, and other parts of the world. It has over 220 million speakers worldwide. Portuguese has a rich history and has been influenced by various languages, including Latin, Arabic, and indigenous languages of Brazil and Africa. It is written using the Latin alphabet with some additional characters, and has a complex grammar structure with a system of verb conjugations and noun declensions. Portuguese is known for its literature, music, and art, and is an important language for diplomacy, trade, and culture in Europe, South America, and Africa.