MOTTO

Verbum volat, scriptum manet

 

CAPITAL

Forte São José

 

PRINCE

Prince D. Renato I

 

CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY GOVERNMENT

Prince D. Renato I

 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

Fortense

 

CURRENCY

Forte

 

GEOGRAPHY

The principality is an islet with a total of 178 m² and 200 maritime miles, and is connected to Madeira Island  via a bridge built by  D. José I in the eighteenth century, from which the principality gets its name: Pontinha.

 

32°38'27.61"N

16°54'54.99"W