|• Total||19.77 km2 (7.63 sq mi)|
|• Density||380/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC±00:00 (WET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+01:00 (WEST)|
Camacha (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐˈmaʃɐ]) is a parish in the municipality of Santa Cruz, southeast of Madeira Island. It is situated in the mountainous interior of the island, 3 km north of Caniço, 7 km northeast of Funchal and 6 km west of Santa Cruz. The population in 2011 was 7,449, in an area of 19.77 km².
The first organized game of football in Portugal took place in 1875 in Camacha, organized by the Madeira-born Harry Hinton.
- Instituto Nacional de Estatística
- Madeira: The islands and their Wines - Page 17 "The son of William Hinton, Harry Hinton was educated in England and as an 18-year-old student, brought the first football to Madeira in 1875. The first game of football in Portugal was played near the Hinton family quinta in Camacha."
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