- +5% Trade efficiency
- +30% Trade range
- +25% National sailors modifier
- +25% Colonial range
- +10% Goods produced modifier
- +10% Global trade power
- +1 Merchant
- −15% Construction cost
- +0.10 Yearly absolutism
- +15 Global settler increase
- +10% Trade efficiency
- +20% Global tariffs
Portugal is a kingdom located in southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. It lies on the Atlantic coast and borders Castile to the east. Besides the mainland, it also owns Ceuta in North Africa, and two islands, Madeira and The Azores, which can serve as stepping stones to the Americas.
Portugal starts with an explorer and a sizable fleet and therefore, is an ideal nation for players who want to explore and colonize the New World. Its national ideas are geared towards turning the country into a global colonial power.
- Main article: Portuguese missions
As a Tier 1 country, Portugal has a large amount of missions and events, which are therefore listed on separate pages. Portugal's missions include the exploration and colonization of the New World, Africa, and India.
- Main article: Portuguese events
Portugal's events are focused around colonization and expansion in the Americas, Africa, and Asia, as well as its volatile relations with its colonial competitors, particularly the Dutch.
Formation of Spain
Since Portugal is in the Iberian culture group, it has the ability to form Spain militarily. Note that this is even possible (again) if Spain had been formed before by Castile, and then fully annexed. The AI will never do this, however.
Form Spanish Nation Militarily
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Global expansion in newly discovered areas and the establishment of colonies is transforming Spain into one of the most powerful and wealthiest nations of our time. Spanish explorers are constantly moving into new lands and extending our borders. Immense amounts of gold and silver are being brought back to our motherland, filling the coffers of our state Treasury.
Institute the Societas Jesu
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His Holiness has approved a new missionary order called the Society of Jesus. However without royal support it will not thrive, shall we support the Jesuits?
The country gets the modifier “The Societas Jesu” until the country:
with the following effects: