Madalena (Azores)

Infobox_Municipality_pt
official_name = Madalena


image_coat_of_arms = MAD.png

Region = A.R. of Azores
Subregion = A.R. of Azores
District = A.R. of Azores
Mayor_name = Jorge Rodrigues
Mayor_party = PSD
area_total = 147.1
population_total = 6,184
population_density = 42
Parishes = 6
coor = 38º30'N 28º31'W
params = 38_30_N_28_31_W
occasion =
day = July 22
website = http://www.cm-madalena.pt/
footnotes =

Madalena (pron. IPA2|mɐdɐ'lenɐ) is a municipality in the western part of the Azores.

The municipality has a population of 6,184 inhabitants and a total area of 147.1 km². The density is 42/km². The municipality includes the western portion of the island of Pico. It is encircled almost entirely with the Atlantic Ocean except for the east, where it is bordered by São Roque do Pico and Lajes do Pico. The island of Faial and the municipality of Horta is 7 km to the west.

Parishes

The six parishes of Madalena are:

* Bandeiras
* Candelária
* Criação Velha
* Madalena
* São Caetano
* São Mateus

External links

* [http://www.cm-madalena.pt/ Municipality official website]


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