The Portuguese Community in the Port of London
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Dispersal from the city
The present Portuguese population arrived mainly in the 1960s and 1970s and is either from mainland Portugal or Madeira. There are also Portuguese-speakers from Brazil in London.
The existing Portuguese London community
By 1991 two-thirds of the British Portuguese-speaking community lived in Greater London. The majority of them are found in:
A small community of people from the Cape Verde Islands exists in Greenwich. This community speaks a Portuguese-African Creole language called Kriolu.
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