Map and geography of Madeira


Want to find out where Madeira is on the map and its location before you travel? Where to find the resorts and other interesting places you want to see? Take a look at the maps of Madeira we have prepared for you.

The best beach hotels - Madeira

Where is Madeira?

The island of Madeira can be found in the Atlantic Ocean about 960 km southwest of mainland Portugal, 980 km southeast of the Azores, 680 km west of Morocco and 470 km north of the Canary Islands.

Madeira also includes the smaller island of Porto Santo, located about 60 km to the northeast, and the uninhabited islands of Ilhas Desertas about 40 km to the east.

Madeira has an area of 741 square kilometres, measuring about 60 km from west to east, and about 30 km from north to south.

Online map of Madeira

Take a look at several maps of the island of Madeira to easily find out where to stay and where the greatest concentration of attractions or hiking routes are.

Madeira in numbers

At the end of this chapter, we also present some interesting geographical records of Madeira.

  • The highest mountain - Pico Ruivo (1 862 m above sea level)
  • Longest river - Janela (12 km)
  • Length of coastline - 144 km
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