Funchal

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Coordinates: 32°39′N 16°55′W / 32.650°N 16.917°W / 32.650; -16.917
Funchal
Municipality (Concelho)
A view o Funchal, taken frae Pico do Cruz (261m), leukin towards the east an neighborin municipality o Santa Cruz
Banner
Coat o airms
Official name: Concelho do Funchal
Name origin: funcho, Portuguese for fennel
Kintra  Portugal
Autonomous Region  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
Wabsteid: http://www.cm-funchal.pt

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
Gibraltar  Gibraltar  Gibraltar
Livingstone Zambie Soothren Province  Zambie
Praia Coat of Arms of Praia.png Praia Municipality  Cape Verde
Honolulu  Hawaii  Unitit States
Maui  Hawaii  Unitit States
Oakland, Californie  Californie  Unitit States
New Bedford  Massachusetts  Unitit States
Herzliya Israel Tel Aviv Destrict  Israel
Saint Helier  Jersey  Unitit Kinrick
Leichlingen  North Rhine-Westphalie  Germany
Cape Toun Sooth Africae Wastren Cape  Sooth Africae
Santos  São Paulo  Brazil
São Paulo  São Paulo  Brazil
Marrickville  New Sooth Wales  Australie
Fremantle  Wastren Australie  Australie
Parla  Madrid  Spain


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes
  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