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funchal Explained

Funchal at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

City (pop., 1991: 126,000) and capital of the autonomous region of Madeira, Portugal. Lying on the S coast of Madeira island in the N. Atlantic, it is the center of industry, commerce, and communications for Madeira. It was founded in 1421 by the Portuguese navigator Joã o Gonç alves Zarco and later came under Spanish (1580-1640) and British (1807-14) control. The city's scenery and mild year-round climate attract many tourists.

Funchal at English (WD) Of Explained:

==Portuguese==

Etymology

From Inter: term » funchal||field of fennels|lang=pt.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » Portugal Inter: IPA » /fũˈʃaɫ/|lang=pt
  • Inter: audio » Pt-pt Funchal FF.ogg|Audio (Portugal)
  • Inter: homophones » funchal|lang=pt

    Proper noun

    Inter: pt-proper nou » n

  • a Portuguese city in the Inter: l » en|Madeira archipelago.

    Related terms

    * Inter: l » pt|funchalense

  • Category: Category:pt:Cities -
    Translation: es » Funchal
    Translation: fr » Funchal
    Translation: pl » Funchal
    Translation: pt » Funchal