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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -28.02814 lat : 38.63714
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -28°1'4.1286 lat : 38°38'13.7004
Surface area: 243.8 km2 (0.642 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 133.4 km
Average height: 428 metre
Length island: 54.1 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 6.1 km
Name : Pico de Esperança (1052 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 8998
Population density: 36.6 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Calheta (Z), Topo (O)

Naming - Location

Local native name: São Jorge
Archipelago (island group): Azores
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Pico 28.1 km WestSouthWest
2) Graciosa 45.6 km NorthNorthEast
3) Faial 59 km WestNorthWest
4) Terceira 71.3 km EastSouthEast
5) São Miguel 245.7 km SouthEast
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipalites : 1) Velas 2) Calheta
Main place: Velas
Location Main place: West-southwest
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 1581 km
Nearest Country: Portugal
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: very narrow elongated island


Topographic islandmap São Jorge

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Height map of São Jorge

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Weather at São Jorge

The weather type in Velasovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 18 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 10.31 meter per second (Wind force - bft 5)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1031.2 mb
Humidity: 99 %
Daylength at 18 December 2017:9 hour and 28 minutes
Sunrise: 10:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:33 Europe/Amsterdam
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Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 3795 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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