Twinned schools

Rocha Peixoto Secondary SchoolThe Elite Gymnasium named after Ilyas Afandiyev

Country Fact Sheet: Portugal is located in the south-west of Europe. The capital and largest city is Lisbon. The official language is Portuguese. Portugal is the 77th in the world ranking with a population of 10.2.

Education and culture: The education system is four-fold: pre-school, secondary, full-secondary and higher education.

Bologna Education System has been introduced in Portuguese universities since 2011. Fernando Pessoa and Nobel Prize winner José Saramago are the greatest representatives of contemporary Portuguese literature. Portuguese national music is fado. Portugal is the winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.

Sports: The most popular sport in Portugal is football. Cristiano Ronaldo and Eusebio are in the list of the strongest players in history. The Portuguese football team is the last owner of the European Championship.

Portugal made its debut at the 1934 Summer Olympics in Stockholm. Portuguese athletes are more successful in light athletics and sailing. 14 of the 24 Olympic medals won by the country were derived from these two sports.


One of the positive aspects of the Olympic Culture and Education Program is the fact that our schools represent European countries within the framework of the project. We present you the schools that will cooperate with the European ones. 
Our next school is the Elite Gymnasium named after Ilyas Afandiyev. The Gymnasium has been operating since 2002 on the basis of Nasimi District Secondary School № 41, by Order of the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan. The education process in the Gymnasium is provided in two languages: Azerbaijani and Russian.

Call: (012) 493 27 60

Address: Uzeyir Hacibeyov 49, Baku, Azerbaijan

ADDRESS: Praça Luís de Camões, 4490-441 Póvoa de Varzim | Porto

Olympic Education Team: Rita Nunes (rnunes@comiteolimpicoportugal.pt) or Joaquim Videira (jvideira@comiteolimpicoportugal.pt )

CONTACT TEACHER: Amilcar Ramos Teacher

Email: amilcar.ramos@esrpeixoto.edu.pt  

Email: direcao@esrpeixoto.edu.pt

PHONE NUMBER: +351 252 600 550

WEBSITE: http://www.esrpeixoto.edu.pt

Embassy of Portugal in Azerbaijan