São Gonçalo is a parish in the district of and a suburb of Funchal in the Madeira Islands. Churches and Parishes Imaculado Coração de Maria Monte Santa Luzia Santa Maria Maior History See also History of Madeira Pre-Portuguese times Pliny mentions certain Purple Islands the position of which with reference to the The population in 2001 is 7,232, its density is 1,021. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. 5/km² and the area is 7. 08 km². It is located on a road linking Funchal and Machico with another road connecting to Porto da Cruz. History Machico was the firts place in the island of Madeira were the Portuguese explorers João Gonçalves Zarco, Tristão Vaz Teixeira and Bartolomeu Porto da Cruz ( pron. 'poɾtu dɐ kɾuʃ Portuguese for "Port of the Cross" is a parish in the district of Machico in the northeastern part of The main industry are businesses. It is connected with a road linking. The Atlantic Ocean is to the south. The mountains are to the northeast. Farmlands used to dominate the area. The urban sprawl of Funchal transformed much of the land into urban or residential areas. The forests are along the valley. Downtown funchal is to the west and the escarpment is near to the east. The settlement of Sao João de Latrão lies to the north.
São Gonçalo has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, a church and a square (praça). Public square and city square redirect here For Public Square Cleveland see Public Square and for City Square in Leeds see Leeds City Square.