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Information about Portugal

Portugal, in Europe, has an area of 92 090 square kilometres, equivalent to 57222,073 square miles.

Portugal has a population of 10 million inhabitants, with a density of 114,3 inhabitants per square kilometre, equivalent to 71,02 inhabitants per square mile.

Its capital is Lisbon and its currency is euro.

The annual rate of change in the CPI in Portugal is around 0.99%, an approximated value, which gives a measure of the revaluation or devaluation of its currency, and of the investments made in the country.

The unemployment rate, information which helps us to assess the employment opportunities in the country is 7%.

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) allows us to calculate the per capita income, which in Portugal 's case is 19.830€ Euros per inhabitant, equivalent to 22094,29 dollars per person. This figure, obtained by dividing the GDP by the number of inhabitants, allows us to get an idea of the buying power of the inhabitants and indicates average living costs in the country.

In Portugal the official language is Portuguese. The most used is Portuguese.

According to the office of the United Nations against drugs and crime, the country´s crime rate is 0.7, meaning

Information of interest and practical questions:
Concerning the obtaining of resident permits (Golden Visa) for investors in the country, Portugal has this option and the minimum amount required is 350000 euros

In Portugal you drive on the right for which reason vehicles have the steering wheel on the right.

The country´s electrical current is 220 volts with general character.

The maximum duration of a tourist visa is 90 days. If you wish to stay longer you must request a specific visa.

Normally any country´s driving licence is valid, although we recommend that you check the specific conditions depending on your nationality and age, especially if you wish to rent a vehicle. If you wish to settle in Spain you must approach the authorities to enquire about the exchange.

To guarantee real estate transactions, ask us. Portugal counts upon professionals who guarantee the legitimacy of real estate transactions.

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