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Santana

(Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃ˈtɐnɐ]), short form for Santa Ana (meaning Saint Anne) is a municipality along the northern of the of Madeira, in Portuguese archipelago of the same name.

The population in 2011 was 7,719, in an area of 95.56 square kilometres (36.90 sq mi).  is known for the traditional homes constructed with sloping triangular rooftops, and protected with straw. These were mainly rural homes, used by local farmers, during the of the island, with white-painted walls, red doors and windows with blue trim. Most of the surviving buildings are tourist attractions, and maintained (for example, the straw roofs are replace every four to five years).

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santana,_Madeira