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Madeira (Portugal)     [124]
(Self-governing Region of Portugal)
LAND AREA: 796 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 6
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 257822 (1981)
  DENSITY: 324 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 4%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 22%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 74.6 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 89.6%
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.890
ECONOMY, Annual GNP Growth Rate 1980-1993: 2.6%,  Annual Growth Rate GNP/Capita: 3.3%
  GDP/Capita: $5077  GDP/Capita PPP: $12326
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $1402, 1970 $2535, 1980 $3730, 1990 $4932
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Jardim Botanico do Funchal Funchal Museum
REFERENCES:

Last updated 08/02/98


Islands of Madeira (Portugal)
Madeira (Portugal - Madeira)
Porto Santo (Portugal - Madeira)


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