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However, 75% of the population of Madeira island lives in only 35% of the territory, especially on the south coast, where Funchal city, capital of Madeira, which concentrates 45% of the population (130,000 inhabitants) with a population density of 1500 hab./km².

Folklore music in Madeira is widespread and mainly uses local musical instruments such as the machete, rajao, brinquinho and cavaquinho, which are used in traditional folkloric dances like the bailinho da Madeira.

Thus, the region has its best performances in the following indicators: , 96 relative to Portugal and 118 relative to the EU), , 173 relative to Portugal and 139 relative to the EU. The sovereignty of the Portuguese Republic was represented in Madeira by the Minister of the Republic, proposed by the Government of the Republic and appointed by the President of the Republic. [7][8][9] Its total population was estimated in 2016 at 289,000. sea, forest, renewable energies) but also covering fields such as information and communication technologies (ICT), engineering, sciences, and health (Chemical Center of Madeira, etc). sea, forest, renewable energies) but also covering fields such as information and communication technologies (ICT), engineering, sciences, and health (Chemical Center of Madeira, etc).Other institutions worth mentioning in the support to innovation activities are ARDITI – Regional Agency for the Development of Research, OOM - Oceanic Observatory of Madeira, STARTUP MADEIRA and AREAM - Regional Agency for Energy and Environment.In Madeira, 99% of the households had internet access at home in 2017, matching the national average (Eurostat, 2019).In 2017, the population aged 30-34 with tertiary education in the region was at 33.8% (Eurostat, 2019).

In the framework of ROP Madeira 2007-2013 (“Intervir+” programme), a number of measures were funded in order to promote the use of innovative technologies to improve products and processes in industry. [73] The Madeirenses exiles did not fare well in the West Indies.

[39][40], The island of Madeira is at the top of a massive shield volcano that rises about 6 km (20,000 ft) from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, on the Tore underwater mountain range. Indice de performance environnementale (IPE), Pays et territoires du monde (Population), Institut national de statistique du Portugal, États-Unis – élections présidentielles 2020, La croissance de l’intérêt pour le trading et l’investissement parmi les Français, Séisme de magnitude 7.0 entre la Grèce et la Turquie, Madéroise, Madérois, Madérienne, Madérien, Portugaise, Portugais. In the Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2019 (RIS 2019), Madeira has been classified as a “Moderate Innovator” with a decrease of the regional innovation performance in the last years. (1772–1851), of Niton, I.o.W", National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, "Levadas of Madeira Island – UNESCO World Heritage Centre", "Censos 2011 Resultados Preliminares 2011", Madeiran Portuguese Migration to Guyana, St. Vincent, Antigua and Trinidad as well as South Africa: A Comparative Overview, Portuguese emigration from Madeira to British Guiana, "Portuguese Immigrants in the United States: Chronology, 1900–1919", "Protestant Exiles from Madeira in Illinois", "Portuguese Immigration To Jacksonville in 1849", "04-07-2018 - In 2017, the return of emigrants in Venezuela contributed to the 10.0% increase in the foreign population residing in the Autonomous Region of Madeira", "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 30% to 263% of the EU average in 2018", "International Business Centre of Madeira – About IBC", "Billions of euros of EU money yet Madeira has built up massive debts", "Moody's changes outlook to positive on the ratings of Azores and Madeira; ratings affirmed", "Statistics from DRE of Madeira tourism (2008)", "Energy storage for renewable energy integration: the case of Madeira Island, Portugal", "Half of the energy produced in Madeira is from renewable sources", "Calheta Hydroelectric Power Station and Pumping Station", "A Deluge of Batteries Is About to Rewire the Power Grid", "Renault aims to power Portuguese island entirely by renewable energy", "Madeira > Departures > Destinations and Airlines > Destinations and Airlines", "Prolegomena to a History of the 'Ukulele", "Fish that can be found in Madeira Archipelago undersea", "Caderno de Especificações – Anona da Madeira – Denominação de Origem", "Labelling of wine and certain other wine sector products", Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Portuguese colonialism in the East Indies, Theory of the Portuguese discovery of Australia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Madeira&oldid=986908438, Pages using infobox dependency with unknown parameters, 1420s establishments in the Portuguese Empire, 1976 disestablishments in the Portuguese Empire, Populated places established in the 1420s, States and territories established in 1976, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing Portuguese-language text, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2017, Articles with incomplete citations from July 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2015, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2015, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Source 2: NOAA (sun and humidity 1961–1990), This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 18:19. The following people were either born or have lived part of their lives in Madeira: Autonomous Region of Portugal in the archipelago of Madeira, This article is about the archipelago. [90] Renault SA and EEM piloted the Sustainable Porto Santo—Smart Fossil Free Island project on Porto Santo to demonstrate how fossil fuels can be entirely replaced with renewable energy. Two species of birds are endemic to Maderia, the Trocaz pigeon and the Madeira firecrest.

If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2014 (-1.16%/year), Madeira population in … This was 2.487% of total Portugal population. Later in 1849, the Rev. The GDP per employee was 71% of the EU average.[78]. Determined to prevent an attempt to restore Charles to the throne, the Council of Allied Powers agreed he could go into exile on Madeira because it was isolated in the Atlantic and easily guarded. With 35 scientific and technological entities in total, the Madeira region accounts for about 0.9% of the total number of Research and Development (R&D) units in Portugal. It is spread over 801.5 km. Madeira is known for the high quality of its cherimoya fruits.

It is usually found in rocky places or among scrub and may climb into trees. This is below the national average (33.5%) and below the EU average (40.7%). Name Status Population Census 2001-03-12 Population Census 2011-03-21 Population … [54] Many are cut into the sides of mountains, and it was also necessary to dig 40 km (25 mi) of tunnels, some of which are still accessible. The primitive volcanic foci responsible for the central mountainous area, consisted of the peaks: Ruivo (1,862 m), Torres (1,851 m), Arieiro (1,818 m), Cidrão (1,802 m), Cedro (1,759 m), Casado (1,725 m), Grande (1,657 m), Ferreiro (1,582 m).

Like in mainland Portugal, popular coffee-based drinks include Garoto, Galão, Bica, Café com Cheirinho, Mazagran, Chinesa and many more. In this year, Madeira accounted for 2.3% of the national GDP.

There is one public university in the region - University of Madeira, which has R&D centres focusing on scientific fields of particular interest to the region (e.g. Since the beginning, favorable operational and fiscal conditions have been offered in the context of a preferential tax regime, fully recognized and approved by the European Commission in the framework of State aid for regional purposes and under the terms for the Ultra-peripheral Regions set in the Treaties, namely Article 299 of the Treaty on European Union. Madeira Island has the following sister provinces: Portugal has issued postage stamps for Madeira during several periods, beginning in 1868. Ano. © COPYRIGHT 1997-2020 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Madeira is a Fast Growing Destination in Tourism, Preservation, Green Spaces & Natural Exquisite Beauty, Madeira elected “Europe’s Leading Island Destination”. In this year, Madeira population density was 323 p/km². The accessibility of Madeira attracted Genoese and Flemish traders, who were keen to bypass Venetian monopolies. Other popular dishes in Madeira include açorda, feijoada and carne de vinha d'alhos. It is also found in gardens and on the walls of buildings. Population: 267,785 (according to the 2011 Census) with a population density of 334.5 inhab./km². the Managing Authority led by the Regional Development Institute (IDR); intermediate bodies that are responsible for launching call for proposals and for selecting and monitoring funded projects (including  the Business Development Institute, Institute for Qualification, IP-RAM and Employment Institute of Madeira); the Monitoring Committee that includes, among others, the Managing Authority, intermediate bodies, national auditing authorities and representatives of the social partners. The International Business Center of Madeira, also known as Madeira Free Trade Zone, was created formally in the 1980s as a tool of regional economic policy. The underparts are white or cream, sometimes with dark spots, with some males having orange or red underparts and blue throats, but these bright colours may fade if the animal is disturbed. As defined by the Portuguese constitution and other laws, Madeira possesses its own political and administrative statute and has its own government.

The region continues to work with the central government on a long-term plan to reduce its debt levels and commercial debt stock. Milho frito is a popular dish in Madeira that is similar to the Italian dish polenta fritta. "[15], Archaeological evidence suggests that the islands may have been visited by the Vikings sometime between 900 and 1030. Enslaved Africans were used during portions of the island's history to cultivate sugar cane, and the proportion of enslaved people brought from Africa reached 10% of the total population of Madeira by the 16th century. According to Eurostat, in 2018 the unemployment rate was 9.0%, above the national average (7.1%) and above the EU average (6.9%) (Eurostat, 2019).From a formerly agricultural and trade-oriented archipelago to a recently tourism and advanced financial services region, Madeira is also a free trade area benefiting from a special status and enjoying fiscal privileges, such as an offshore financial centre. It is an archipelago situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, in a region known as Macaronesia, just under 400 kilometres (250 mi) to the north of the Canary Islands and 520 kilometres (320 mi) west of Morocco.