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Madeira – PT300

EU regions: Portugal > Madeira (NUTS 1) > Madeira (NUTS 2) > Madeira

map of Madeira PT300
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average202171

More on wikipedia wikidata Q26253 on OpenStreetMap Madeira slovensky: PT300


number of inhabitants2023253 259
population density2022315.7
old-age dependency ratio202330.8
demographic pyramid PT300 Madeira

From Wikipedia:

Madeira ( mə-DEER, also US: -⁠DAIR-, Portuguese: [mɐˈðejɾɐ, -ˈðɐj-]), officially the Autonomous Region of Madeira (Região Autónoma da Madeira), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal (along with the Azores). It is an archipelago situated in the north Atlantic Ocean, southwest of Portugal. Its total population was estimated in 2016 at 289,000. The capital of Madeira is Funchal, which is located on the main island's south coast.

The archipelago is just under 400 kilometres (250 mi) north of Canary Islands. Bermuda and Madeira, a few time zones apart, are the only land in the Atlantic on the 32nd parallel north. It includes the islands of Madeira, Porto Santo, and the Desertas, administered together with the separate archipelago of the Savage Islands. The region has political and administrative autonomy through the Administrative Political Statute of the Autonomous Region of Madeira provided for in the Portuguese Constitution. The autonomous region is an integral part of the European Union as an outermost region.

Madeira was claimed by Portuguese sailors in the service of Prince Henry the Navigator in 1419 and settled after 1420. The archipelago is considered to be the first territorial discovery of the exploratory period of the Age of Discovery.

Other: Madeira (NUTS 2), Madeira

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Madeira – PT300, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PPT300, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164