|• 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, on the southeastern part 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."