Portugal world map
Portugal on the world map. Portugal world map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Portugal world map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. Portugal is a developed country with a very high Human Development Index, the world 19th-highest quality-of-life, and a strong healthcare system as its shown in Portugal world map. Portugal is one of the world most globalized and peaceful nations: a member of the European Union and the United Nations, and a founding member of the Latin Union, the Organization of Ibero-American States, OECD, NATO, Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Eurozone and the Schengen Agreement.
Portugal was one of the first countries in the world to abolish the death penalty as its mentioned in Portugal world map. Maximum jail sentences are limited to 25 years. Portugal has arguably the most liberal laws concerning possession of illicit drugs in the Western world. In 2001 Portugal decriminalized possession of effectively all drugs that are still illegal in other developed nations including, but not limited to, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and LSD. On 31 May 2010, Portugal became the sixth country in Europe and the eighth country in the world to legally recognize same-sex marriage on the national level. The law came into force on 5 June 2010.
Portugal Exclusive Economic Zone, a sea zone over which the Portuguese have special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources, has 1,727,408 km2 as you can see in Portugal world map. This is the 3rd largest Exclusive Economic Zone of the European Union and the 11th largest in the world. Spain defends that the southernmost EEZ border between Spain and Portugal should consist on an equidistant line drawn halfway between Madeira and the Canary Islands. But Portugal exercises sovereignty over the Savage Islands (a small archipelago north of the Canaries) thus pushing the EEZ border further south.