The United Republic of Portugal and Brazil (Portuguese: República Reino de Portugal e Brasil) is the succdeding democratic republic of Brazil and Portugal after the 1947 coup d'etat called the Reunificação. Its European holdings are located in South-Western Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula, and it is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. In South America, the majority of the United Republic's population lays calim, appropriately 201 million. The Estabelecer Constitution, written in 1949 removed any local autonomy from both Portugal and Brazil; budget, social issues and military and foreign quarrels are settled in the unified Grande Assembléia, which switches in between both Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro in a six month cycle.
While the nation proclaims itself as a republic, with several democratic traits, the overall control of the country is held in the hands of António Saraiva Pereira, the current President of the United Republic. Currently, Pereira leads the Nacionalista, the current ruling part of the government. António's grandfather, Banheiro Matos Pereira created the republic in the Reunificação. With extremely popularity of the family; three generations of the family have held control onto the United Republic. Banheiro's policy of implementing righ-wing socialism was toned down with the passage of the position to his son, Roberto Lopes Pereira. In 2013, with the election of António, the national ideology took a sharp turn from right-wing corporatism to liberal polices on religion, sexuality and birth control; António implemented several Third-way economic positions, ones that have been hailed by many economist as the reason too the 2014 Portuguese economic boom.