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Madeira is a sub-tropical archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean and is an autonomous region of . The archipelago is made up of two populated islands, Madeira and Porto Santo, and two groups of unpopulated islands called the Desertas and Selvagens Islands.

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is the capital and main city, of the autonomous region of Madeira, on the island of , in the south between Santa Cruz and Camara de Lobos cities.


is a village on the northeast corner of the island of in .

is the northernmost and easternmost island in 's archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean.

is a parish in the municipality of Calheta in in .

is the second biggest city in Island.

is on the southwest coast of . Whilst in town consider visiting the historic, picturesque fishing villages of Paul do Mar and Jardim do Mar which were venues in 2001 for the World Surfing Championships.


  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  268,000
  • Latitude:  32° 44' 27.6" (32.741°) north
  • Longitude:  16° 58' 4.8" (16.968°) west
  • Elevation:  1103 meters (3619 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Madeira
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Madeira

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English:  Autonomous Region of Madeira French:  Madère Irish:  Réigiún Féinrialaithe Mhaidéara Portuguese:  Região Autónoma da Madeira

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