Autonomous Regions of Portugal

type of administrative division, the Azores and Madeira

The two Autonomous Regions of Portugal (Portuguese: Regiões Autónomas de Portugal) are the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores) and Madeira (Região Autónoma da Madeira).

Autonomous Region
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Category1st-level administrative division
LocationPortugal
Created byPortuguese Republic Constitution
Created1976
Number2
Populations246,746 (Azores)
267,785 (Madeira)
Areas2,333 km² (Azores)
801 km² (Madeira)
GovernmentRegional Assembly
Regional Government
Representative of the Republic
SubdivisionsMunicipality
Parish