Funchal

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Funchal
A Januar 2014 panoramic view o Funchal
A Januar 2014 panoramic view o Funchal
Banner o Funchal
Banner
Coat o airms o Funchal
Coat o airms
Etymology: funcho, Portuguese for fennel
Funchal is locatit in Madeira
Funchal
Funchal
Location o the municipality o Funchal in the Madeiran airchipelago
Funchal is locatit in North Atlantic
Funchal
Funchal
Funchal (North Atlantic)
Coordinates: 32°39′N 16°55′W / 32.650°N 16.917°W / 32.650; -16.917Coordinates: 32°39′N 16°55′W / 32.650°N 16.917°W / 32.650; -16.917
Kintra Portugal
Autonomous Region Madeira
IslandMadeira
Settlementc.1424
Tounc.1452–1454
Municipalityc.1508
Govrenment
 • TeepLAU
 • BodiCâmara Municipal
 • MayorPaulo Cafôfo
Area
 • Total76.15 km2 (29.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot111,892
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)
Postal Zone
9000
Aurie code(s)(+351) 291 XXX-XXX
Wabsteidwww.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