Funchal


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Funchal

(Portuguese fũˈʃal)
n
(Placename) the capital and chief port of the Madeira Islands, on the S coast of Madeira. Pop: 103 962 (2001)

Fun•chal

(Port. fʊ̃ˈʃɑl)

n.
the capital of the Madeira islands, on SE Madeira: resort. 48,638.
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At last we anchored in the open roadstead of Funchal, in the beautiful islands we call the Madeiras.
Eyre has been the Funchal correspondent of his house for some years.
Government official Pedro Ramos said 52 others were injured in the accident yesterday near the island capital of Funchal.
Thomson and First Choice have announced that they have increased their capacity for summer 2018 at Bristol Airport with the addition of new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
More than 3000 firefighters and 23 aircraft were trying to contain the fires but flames reached the suburbs of Funchal, a city of 112,000 people, on Tuesday night.
Officials said the dead included an elderly woman who was killed when her home caught fire near the centre of Funchal, the capital of this Portuguese archipelago that lies off the north-west coast of Africa.
The fire in Funchal was mostly under control, regional governor Miguel Albuquerque told a televised news conference, but several were still raging across the island.
At least three people died and more than a thousand were evacuated on the Portuguese island of Madeira when forest fires, raging for a third day, spread to the regional capital and tourist destination, Funchal, authorities said on Wednesday.
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Global Banking News-December 21, 2015--Banco Internacional do Funchal to be split up
I'd taken my mum along for some R&R and our first stop was the luxurious five-star Pestana Casino Park hotel in the island's capital Funchal.