Madeira island location

Madeira Islands, is an autonomous Portuguese archipelago situated in the north Atlantic Ocean, southwest of Portugal 520km from the African coast and 1000km from the European Continent.  It is part of the European Union ultraperifric area.

Madeira island archipelago

Madeira Island is an archipelago of volcanic origin in the North Atlantic Ocean, It comprises two inhabited islands, Madeira and Porto Santo, and two uninhabited groups, the “Desertas” and the “Selvagens”.

The islands are the peaks of mountains that have their bases on an abyssal ocean floor. Administratively, they form the autonomous region of Madeira. The regional capital, Funchal, is located on the main island’s south coast. Its total population was estimated in 2011 at 267 785. Over a two million tourists around the world come to Madeira island for the benefit of a favorable weather throughout the year, they are nicknamed Islands of Eternal Spring.

Madeira island map

Madeira Island Map

Funchal Map

You can download here Funchal map and Madeira island map in PDF.

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