European Union Immigration: Portugal
On the western side of the Iberian Peninsula, we find Portugal. It is the country in Europe that is most to the west. Portugal has only one land border to the north and east, which is Spain. It also has a coastline with the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south. The country includes the independent regions of Azores and Madeira. Portugal’s’ economy’s most important areas in 2012 were wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (25.0 %) and public administration, defence, education, human health and social work activities (19.5 %) and industry (18.7 %). For Portugal, export and import partners are mainly done through Spain, France and Germany.