Autonomous Regions of Portugal

The two Autonomous Regions of Portugal (Portuguese: Regiões Autónomas de Portugal) are the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores) and Madeira (Região Autónoma da Madeira). Together with Continental Portugal (Portugal Continental), they form the whole of the Portuguese Republic.

Autonomous Region
Category1st-level administrative division
LocationPortugal
Created byPortuguese Republic Constitution
Created
  • 1976
Number2
Populations246,746 (Azores)
267,785 (Madeira)
Areas2,333 km² (Azores)
801 km² (Madeira)
Government
  • Regional Assembly
    Regional Government
    Representative of the Republic
Subdivisions

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