Countries that Beat Portugal

For each selected category, name any of the countries that ranks higher than Portugal.
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Last updated: October 30, 2021
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Rank
Category
Countries
5
Southernmost European country
Greece | Italy | Malta | Spain
6
Most populous country which borders
only one other country
United Kingdom | South Korea | Canada |
Haiti | Dominican Republic
9
Most wins in the men's FIFA World Cup
without a title
Netherlands | Belgium | Sweden | Russia |
Serbia | Mexico | Poland | Hungary
6
European country with the highest % of Catholics
Vatican City | San Marino | Malta |
Andorra | Croatia | Poland
3
European country whose capital
city is furthest from other European capitals
Iceland | Russia
2
Poorest European country that was
never communist (2020, PPP)
Greece
3
Greatest number of native Portuguese speakers
Brazil | Angola
2
Largest country on the Iberian peninsula
Spain
8
Earliest legalization of same sex marriage
Netherlands | Belgium | Spain | Canada |
South Africa | Norway | Sweden
2
Westernmost capital city in Europe
Iceland
8
Lowest fertility rate
Singapore | Taiwan | South Korea |
Bosnia and Herzegovina |
Greece | Poland | Romania
5
Most populous country starting with P
Pakistan | Philippines | Poland | Peru
9
Oldest average age of citizens
Monaco | Japan | Germany | Italy | Andorra |
Greece | San Marino | Slovenia
6
Most wine production per-capita
Spain | Italy | France | Chile | New Zealand
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Level 67
Oct 30, 2021
Surely Vatican City would be up there for lowest fertility rate? Or is there no data from them?
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Level ∞
Oct 30, 2021
No, the Vatican City likely has a high fertility rate.
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Level 33
Nov 26, 2021
Isn't everybody their handpicked MALE priests so therefore they can't have children?
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Level 84
Oct 31, 2021
Due to a lack of maternity services, the birth rate is close to zero. However, the vast majority of female citizens of VC are lay, and therefore can have as many children as they wish.
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Level 36
Nov 24, 2021
Typing Spain gets you 4 answers
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Level 68
Nov 24, 2021
The use of "poor" to describe the level of GDP is wrong. It should be changed instead to "smaller", as it refers to the size of the economy, not to a country's wealth. Egypt and Poland for example have higher GDP than Greece and Portugal but on average most Egyptians and Poles are poorer than most Greeks and Portuguese.
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Level 59
Nov 24, 2021
I think it's measuring GDP per capita, otherwise small countries like Andorra or Malta would definitely rank even lower
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Level 68
Nov 24, 2021
Also I just noticed in the same ranking Luxembourg, Iceland and Finland have smaller PPP than Greece, not to mention as well the micro states.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(PPP)

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Level 38
Nov 24, 2021
sat here trying to think of countries starting with P and failed miserably
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Level 50
Nov 25, 2021
Technically, the United Kingdom borders Spain as of Countries by Borders in 90 seconds, so Portugal would be the 5th most populous country which borders only one other country.
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Level 49
Nov 26, 2021
i just tried it and... no it doesn't
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Level 33
Nov 30, 2021
Poor-tugal sounds really bad. I'm glad I don't have to live there!