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.

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

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

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

Funchal is twinned wi:[2][3]

Ceety State Kintra
Gibraltar   Gibraltar   Gibraltar
Livingstone   Soothren Province   Zambie
Praia   Praia Municipality   Cape Verde
Honolulu   Hawaii   Unitit States
Maui   Hawaii   Unitit States
Oakland, Californie   Californie   Unitit States
New Bedford   Massachusetts   Unitit States
Herzliya   Tel Aviv Destrict   Israel
Saint Helier   Jersey   Unitit Kinrick
Leichlingen   North Rhine-Westphalie   Germany
Cape Toun   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


ReferencesEedit

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