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Coordinates: 32°39′N 16°55′W / 32.650°N 16.917°W / 32.650; -16.917
Municipality (Concelho)
A view o Funchal, taken frae Pico do Cruz (261m), leukin towards the east an neighborin municipality o Santa Cruz
Coat o airms
Official name: Concelho do Funchal
Name origin: funcho, Portuguese for fennel
Kintra Banner o Portugal Portugal
Autonomous Region Banner o Madeira Madeira
Island Madeira
Municipality Funchal
Center Funchal
 - coordinates 32°39′N 16°55′W / 32.650°N 16.917°W / 32.650; -16.917
Lowest point Sea level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population 111,892 (2011)
Density 1,323 / km2 (3,427 / sq mi)
Settlement c.1424
 - Toun c.1452-1454
 - Municipality c.1508
LAU Concelho/Câmara Municipal
 - location Praça do Município, Funchal, Madeira
 - elevation 34 m (112 ft)
 - coordinates 32°39′0″N 16°54′30″W / 32.65000°N 16.90833°W / 32.65000; -16.90833
Preses Miguel Filipe Machado de Albuquerque (PSD)
Timezone WET (UTC0)
 - simmer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
ISO 3166-2 code PT-
Postal Zone 9004 - 512 Funchal
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 291 XXX-XXXX
Demonym Madeirense; Maderans
Municipal Address Praça do Município
9004 - 512 Funchal
Location o the municipality o Funchal in the Maderan airchipelago
Wikimedia Commons: Funchal

Funchal [fũˈʃaɫ] is the lairgest ceety, the municipal seat an the caipital o Portugal's Autonomous Region o Madeira. The ceety haes a population o 111,892[1] an haes been the caipital o Madeira for mair than five centuries.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Penha de França, wastren zone o Funchal.
Aljube Street.

Funchal is twinned wi:[2][3]

Ceety State Kintra
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Livingstone Zambie Soothren Province Banner o Zambie Zambie
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Saint Helier Banner o Jersey Jersey Banner o Unitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick
Leichlingen Banner o North Rhine-Westphalie North Rhine-Westphalie Banner o Germany Germany
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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. [1] Nuno Pires Soares, Instituto Geográfico Português (Geographic Institute of Portugal)
  2. Prefeitura.Sp – Descentralized Cooperation
  3. International Relations – São Paulo City Hall – Official Sister Cities