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Camara de Lobos

Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Camara de Lobos is a parish in the west-central part of Madeira. Camara de Lobos is named after the area where sea-wolves lobos-marinhos are found. They are the monk seals, two of which are also seen in its coat of arms. Today, there are fewer monk seals than a couple of decades ago. Camara de Lobos is the second largest major parish in population after Funchal and before Machico. Its parish population is 16,842 and that of the borough is 34,614. The parish is one of the smallest on the island. Its area is 51.82 square kilometers. Its density is 667.96 per square kilometers thus ranking the second most densest in Madeira. It is located south-west of Santana, west of Machico, west of Funchal and east-south-east of Calheta. It is linked with a road linking Calheta and Funchal.
The mountains lie slightly north with an elevation of about 150 meters and further north there are residential areas. The high rises and condominiums lie nearly 800 meters northwest lining up in a row. Camara de Lobos is almost connected with the urban sprawl with Funchal.
The main sources of industry are agriculture and fishing while a small number of businesses are located in the downtown area. The area is separated by Estreito de Camara de Lobos. The area produces Madeira Wine in its local vineyards. In the western part lies Cabo Girao, one of the highest cliffs in Europe. The small point is south of the small port. The downtown core is in the central part and residential areas lie to the west and the northern part with more buildings over the mountain.

As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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