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Investing in Portugal

05 November 2018

Investing in Portugal
Investing in Portugal

According to Global Peace Index, Portugal ranks the 7th most peaceful countries in the world. Lisbon, capital of Portugal, is voted to be one of the best destinations.

The Portuguese passport is currently ranked 5th place on the Guide Passport Index. It provides visa-free access to 188 countries. This makes it one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. Portuguese passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United States and the entire European Union allowing almost instant travel worldwide. Portuguese passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 41 destinations in the world such as China and Russia.

Overview of Portugal


Portugal is within the Mediterranean area with its typical Mediterranean warm climate characteristics. Compare to others European countries, Portugal has the warmest weather with an average temperature around 12.3°C in the North and 13.3°C in the South.

Portugal is among the top countries with the most long-standing education in the world.

According to Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), Portuguese students had higher scores than students from United State, Austria, France and Sweden. Portuguese universities and colleges are evaluated to be among the best in the Europe. Students may choose to study in either English or Portuguese