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Located in the north of Portugal, on the right bank of the River Douro, Oporto is the country's second largest city.
Oporto provides a great variety of services and resources to suit every taste and pocket, but as far as satisfying basic needs is concerned, the city can be enjoyed on a very reasonable budget.
According to the Human Development Index, Portugal is on the TOP50. We reunite a sort of important aspects such as education, literacy, life expectation, etc, that are quite positive, which makes us a good country to live, even if it is for a while, as in a exchange experience.
Portugal is a good choice if you do not want to spend a lot of money, but you would like to live an interesting international experience.
We estimate that with a budget of 600€ (accommodation, food and transports) you will be able to live in Oporto city.
But living in Portugal still has more advantages, especially when you may book cheap flights to visit European capitals such as Paris, London, Amsterdam or Madrid, and take full advantage of this wonderful experience.
This is a time life opportunity!
According to Global Peace Index, Portugal is the 16th safest countries in the world.
Diverse and Multicultural city
Portugal has 150 nationalities, which makes us a quite cosmopolitan county.
Oporto is welcoming, on a daily basis, foreign citizens, not only to live and work but specially to study, which allows to the city become more and more international and multicultural.
The city has also a diverse range of cultural and sports facilities, green spaces, public transport network, hospitals and local health units.
In Portugal, you have more than 200 days of sun and you have a magic and special light.
In winter, the temperature hardly ever goes below 0ºC, and in the warmest months (Jun. - Aug.) the temperature range from 20ºC to 35ºC.
In the following websites, you can find several solutions for your accommodation.
Oporto features an extensive public transport network:
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