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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:Madeira

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -16.99902 lat : 32.74651
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -16°59'56.4792 lat : 32°4'28.7436
Surface area: 741 km2 (1.951 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 176 km
Average height: 720 metre
Length island: 57 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 22 km
Name : Pico Ruivo (1862 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 267785
Population density: 335 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Machico (O), Calheta (ZW), Sao Vincente (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Ilha da Madeira
Archipelago (island group): Madeira archipelago
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Ilhas Desertas 45.4 km SouthEast
2) Ilhas Desertas 51.6 km SouthEast
3) Ilhas Desertas 59.2 km SouthEast
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-southwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Madeira
Name Concelho: municipalities : 1) Calheta 2) Câmara de Lobos 3) Funchal 4) Machico 5) Ponta do Sol 6) Porto Moniz 7) Porto Santo 8) Ribeira Brava 9) Santa Cruz 10) Santana 11) São Vicente
Main place: Funchal
Location Main place: South-southwest
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 657 km
Nearest Country: Marocco
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: relief rich hiking island


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Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Madeira

Weather Type: Overcast
Current temperature: 14 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: From the North at 2.3 MPH Gusting to 2.3 MPH
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 1018 mb
Weather-page: Madeira

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

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Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 3591 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: No

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Madeira

 Forest   309.6 km2 
 42% 
 Nature   198.1 km2 
 27% 
 Agriculture   112.8 km2 
 15% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   0.7 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   113.4 km2 
 15% 
 Infrastructure   1.9 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   3.8 km2 
 1% 
 Rock outcrop   0.6 km2 
 0%