Achadas da Cruz

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Achadas da Cruz
Civil Parish
Achadas da Cruz, Madeira - Jan 2012 - 02.jpg
Parish church and cemetery of Achadas da Cruz
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Official name: Freguesia das Achadas da Cruz
Name origin: Portuguese for low plateau of the cross
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Madeira
Island Madeira
Municipality Porto Moniz
Localities Achadas da Cruz, Quebrada Nova
Center Achadas da Cruz
 - elevation 705 m (2,313 ft)
 - coordinates 32°50′28″N 17°12′36″W / 32.84111°N 17.21000°W / 32.84111; -17.21000Coordinates: 32°50′28″N 17°12′36″W / 32.84111°N 17.21000°W / 32.84111; -17.21000
Highest point
 - elevation 1,023 m (3,356 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Area 7.88 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population 159 (2011)
Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Sítio da Igreja
Timezone WET (UTC0)
 - summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Postal Zone 9270-013
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 291 XXX XXX
Patron Saint Nossa Senhora do Livramento
Achadas da Cruz is located in Madeira
Achadas da Cruz
Location of the parish seat of Achadas da Cruz in the municipality of Porto Moniz, island of Madeira
Wikimedia Commons: Achadas da Cruz

Achadas da Cruz is a civil parish in the municipality of Porto Moniz in the Portuguese island of Madeira.The population in 2011 was 159,[1] in an area of 7.88 km².[2] It is situated on the north-western coast of the island. No children have been born in the parish between 2001 and 2009.[3]

The fields of Quebrada Nova, as seen from the cable car along the western coast of Achadas da Cruz

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