Portugal is also known for having decriminalized the usage of all common drugs in 2001, the first country in the world to do so. Portugal decriminalized possession of effectively all drugs that are still illegal in other developed nations including cannabis, cocaine, heroin, and LSD. While possession is legal, trafficking and possession of more than "10 days worth of personal use" are still punishable by jail time and fines.
Portugal is a country in Southern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is the westernmost country of Europe and part of the Mediterranean. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Its capital city is Lisbon It has been a member of the European Union since 1986.
Portugal é um país desenvolvido,  com um Índice de Desenvolvimento Humano (IDH) considerado como muito elevado. O país foi classificado na 19.ª posição em qualidade de vida (em 2005),  tem um dos melhores sistemas de saúde do planeta e é, também, uma das nações mais globalizadas e pacíficas do mundo.
The history of Portugal can be traced from circa 400,000 years ago, when the region of present-day Portugal was inhabited by Homo heidelbergensis . The Roman invasion in the 3rd century BC lasted several centuries, and developed the Roman provinces of Lusitania in the south and Gallaecia in the north.
Portugal is a coastal nation in western Europe, located at the western end of the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain (on its northern and eastern frontiers: a total of 1,214 kilometres (754 mi)). The Portuguese territory also includes a series of archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean (the Azores and Madeira ), which are strategic islands along the North Atlantic .
Portugal es un país activo dentro de la Organización del Tratado del Atlántico Norte (OTAN) y ha enviado tropas en misión de paz a los Balcanes. Junto con España, Portugal forma parte de la Cumbre Iberoamericana,  cuyo objetivo principal es ampliar los nexos de unión entre las naciones ibéricas y las naciones iberoamericanas.
Tourism in Portugal serves millions of international and domestic tourists. Tourists visit to see cities, historic landmarks, enjoy beaches, or religious sites. As of 2019, Portugal had 27 million visitors.   The most popular destinations were Lisbon, Porto, the Algarve, the Portuguese Riviera, Madeira, Sintra, Óbidos and Fátima.