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Fort of São José is the headquarters of the Principality of the Pontinha, a self-proclaimed country by Prince D. Renato Barros. The Fort of São José is located off the coast of the port of Funchal, capital of the Madeira Islands, an autonomous region of Portugal.

This site is a dedicated resource for members of the print, broadcast and online media worldwide. It is managed by Embassy of the Principality of the Pontinha.

You can use this site to obtain up-to-date details about Royal events; search archives of press releases, speeches and annual reports; find helpful guidelines in relation to covering Royal engagements; view streaming video and audio.

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