São Pedro (Funchal)

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São Pedro
Civil Parish
Largo das Cruzes.jpg
The city of Funchal as seen from the lookout at Largo das Cruzes in São Pedro
Official name: Freguesia de São Pedro
Name origin: Portuguese for Saint Peter
Country  Portugal
Region  Madeira
Island Madeira
Municipality Funchal
Location São Pedro
 - elevation 90 m (295 ft)
 - coordinates 32°39′8″N 16°55′11″W / 32.65222°N 16.91972°W / 32.65222; -16.91972Coordinates: 32°39′8″N 16°55′11″W / 32.65222°N 16.91972°W / 32.65222; -16.91972
Area 1.49 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population 7,273 (2011)
Density 4,881/km2 (12,642/sq mi)
Settlement fl. 1490
 - Parish 20 July 1566
 - Civil Parish 14 August 1587
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Rua Nova de São Pedro
President Junta José Rafael Freitas Aguiar (PPD-PSD)
President Assembleia Carlos Alberto Cabaça Almeida Estudante (PPD-PSD)
Timezone WET (UTC0)
 - summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Postal Zone 9000-048
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 291 XXX XXX
Patron Saint São Pedro
São Pedro (Funchal) is located in Madeira
São Pedro (Funchal)
Location of the parish seat of São Pedro in the municipality of Funchal, island of Madeira
Wikimedia Commons: São Pedro (Funchal)
Website: www.jfsaopedro.com

São Pedro (Portuguese meaning Saint Peter) is a civil parish in the municipality of Funchal in the island of Madeira. The population in 2011 was 7,273,[1] in an area of 1.49 km².[2]

São Pedro is located north of and central to the municipality, surrounded by the parishes of Santo António, Santa Luzia, Imaculado Coração de Maria, São Roque and São Martinho.

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