Study in Portugal
Portugal is one of the world’s oldest nation-states with rich culture and a fascinating history that dates back to the 13th century. The University of Coimbra, founded in 1290, was one of Europe’s first universities. Five of Portugal’s universities are ranked within the top 700 in the 2014–15 QS World University Rankings. Portugal follows a practice-oriented teaching, which encourages personal development and versatile researches that transforms students in to highly employable professionals Portugal with its amazing weather, stunning landscapes and beautiful beaches combined with lip smacking delicacies and spirits will certainly make you fall in love with this country.
- Capital: Lisbon
- Official language: Portuguese
- Government: constitutional republic
- Area: 35,603 square miles/ 92,212 square kilometers
- Population: 10.7 million
- Currency: Euro
- Calling code: +351
- Major industries: Fishing, oil refinery, petrochemicals, cement, machinery, automotive and shipbuilding, electronics, plastics and ceramics, textile, leather industries, food and beverage industries.
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