São Pedro (Funchal)

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São Pedro
Civil Parish
The city of Funchal as seen from the lookout at Largo das Cruzes in São Pedro
The city of Funchal as seen from the lookout at Largo das Cruzes in São Pedro
Etymology: Portuguese for Saint Peter
São Pedro is located in Madeira
São Pedro
São Pedro
Location of the parish seat of São Pedro in the municipality of Funchal, island of Madeira
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
Country Portugal
Region Madeira
IslandMadeira
MunicipalityFunchal
Settlementfl. 1490
Parish20 July 1566
Civil Parish14 August 1587
Government
 • TypeLAU
 • BodyJunta Freguesia
 • MayorJosé Rafael Freitas Aguiar
 • President AssembleiaCarlos Alberto Cabaça Almeida Estudante
Area
 • Total1.49 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Elevation90 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total7,273
 • Density4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)
Postal Zone9000-048
Area code(s)(+351) 291 XXX XXX
Patron SaintSão Pedro
Websitewww.jfsaopedro.com

São Pedro (Portuguese for "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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