Portugal is a country located in Europe, specifically on the Iberian Peninsula. It is bordering Spain to the East and the Atlantic Ocean to the West. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon, which is on the West coast of the country. Portugal is a republic, specifically a parliamentary democracy, although until 1910 it had been a monarchy. Currently, the country is run by President Anibal Cavaco Silva and Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.

General Information
Official Name: 
Portuguese Republic
Capitol: 
Lisbon
Population: 
19,623,000
Languages: 
Potugese, Mirandese
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
92,212
Year of UN Membership: 
1955
Year of Present State Formation: 
1910
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$231.214 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$23,671 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
-1.80 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.82
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
34.20
Economic Grouping: 
Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Western European and Others Group (WEOG)
European Community
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ADB: Asian Development Bank
AfDB: African Development Bank
Australia Group
BIS: Bank for International Settlements
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research
CPLP: Comuinidade dos Paises de Lingua Portuguesa
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ECB: European Central Bank
EIB: European Investment Bank
EMU: European Monetary Union
ESA: European Space Agency
EU: European Union
FATF: Financial Action Task Force
IADB: Inter-American Development Bank
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IEA: International Energy Agency
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IHO: International Hydrographic Organization
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
ALADI/LAIA: Latin American Integration Association
NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NEA: Nuclear Energy Agency
NSG: Nuclear Suppliers Group, aka London Group
OAS: Organization of American States
OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Pacific Alliance
Paris Club
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
Schengen Convention
SELEC: Convention of the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center
Union Latina
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
ZC: Zangger Committee
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
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portugal@un.int

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