Official nameMadeira
Name in local languageMadeira (pt)
SubcontinentNorth Africa
Population (ranking: 193e)254,368 inhabitants (2018)
Population growth0.29 % / year
Area802 km²
Density317.17 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 171e)4.740 billions $USD (2015)
GDP/capita (ranking)18,485 $USD (2015)
GDP growth0.85 % / year (2015)
Life expectancy (ranking)80.41 years (2015)
Birth rate8.30 ‰ (2015)
Fertility rate1.30 children / woman (2015)
Death rate (ranking)10.50 ‰ (2015)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)2.90 ‰ (2015)
Literacy rate95.68 % (2015)
Official languagesPortuguese
CurrencyEuro (€ EUR)
HDI (ranking: n.c.)0.000 / 1 (2017)
EPI (ranking)71.91 (2018)
GovernmentAutonomous Region of Portugal
Head of StatePresident Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
National Day10 June (death of Luís de Camões in 1580)
ISO Codes,
DemonymMadeiran, Portuguese
Tourists (ranking)1,000,000 people (2015)
Madère – petite

Madeira is an archipelago of Portugal consisting of the island of the same name and several other small islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean, off Morocco and north of the Canaries, a Spanish territory. It is an autonomous region belonging to the European Union, with capital Funchal.

Ponta do Sol, Madère, Portugal
Ponta do Sol, Madeira, Portugal
Madère, Portugal
Ponta de São Lourenço, Madeira, Portugal
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Urban areas (2017)
Urban areasPopulation
Funchal253,624 inhabitants
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See also