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Officially the: Autonomous Region of Madeira from 1974 year to now
Country: Portugal
Continent: Africa
National name: Região Autónoma da Madeira
Capital: Funchal
Area: 797 sq. km.
Population: 270000 people in 1986 year
state flag Autonomous Region of Madeira
state emblem Autonomous Region of Madeira
History: In July 1, 1976, following the democratic revolution of 1974, Portugal granted political autonomy to Madeira. The region has now its own government and legislative assembly.
The territory of State: in the north Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the Autonomous regions of Portugal, with Madeira Island and Porto Santo being the only inhabited islands.
Political order: Portuguese
Governor: Territory