The island of Madeira is Portuguese and European in every sense of those words. However, since it is closer to the continent of Africa (310 miles from the African coast) than Europe, it is geographically part of the African continent. Madeira is a copiously lush and mountainous volcanic island with beautiful views everywhere. It has six microclimates with the misty-tropical northern end of the island being the most green. The southern side of the island which is home to Funchal, the capital city of Madeira.
Discover and explore Madeira, a autonomous region in the country of Portugal. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Madeira helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Madeira. It is located on the continent of Europe and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 32.7607074 and logitude 32.7607074. [Map of Madeira].