Is Madeira located off the coast of West Africa?

This island territory is about 1000 km from the European continent, southwest of Lisbon, only 500 km from the west coast of the African continent, and about 450 km north of the Canary Islands. It lies on the African plate, between 30° and 33° north latitude (almost the same latitude as Casablanca).

How far is Madeira from mainland Africa?

The archipelago of Madeira is located 520 km (280 nmi) from the African coast and 1,000 km (540 nmi) from the European continent (approximately a one-and-a-half-hour flight from the Portuguese capital of Lisbon).

How far is Madeira from the African coast?

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