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is an archipelago (1990 est. pop. 290,000), 308 sq mi (798 sq km),
situated in the Atlantic Ocean c. 350 mi (560 km) off Morocco.
Madeira, the largest island, and Porto Santo are inhabited; the
Desertas and Selvagens are not. Madeira is a scenic, year-round
resort. The islands produce sugarcane and Madeira wine. Known to the
Romans, they were rediscovered (15th cent.) under Henry the Navigator.