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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:São Miguel

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -25.48145 lat : 37.79635
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -25°28'5.3202 lat : 37°47'46.8528
Surface area: 744.7 km2 (1.961 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 205.2 km
Average height: 335 metre
Length island: 63.5 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 15.6 km
Name : Pico da Vara (1105 metre)
Orientation island: North-northwest - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 137699
Population density: 184.4 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Ribeira Grande (N), Vila Franca do Campo Z)

Naming - Location

Local native name: São Miguel
Archipelago (island group): Azores
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 12.6 km South
2) Santa Maria 101.6 km South
3) Terceira 186.1 km NorthNorthWest
4) São Jorge 245.7 km NorthWest
5) Pico 259 km NorthWest
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipalities : 1) Ponta Delgada 2) Ribeira Grande 3) Nordeste 4) Lagoa 5) Vila Franca do Campo 6) Povoação
Main place: Ponta Delgada
Location Main place: South-southwest
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 1364 km
Nearest Country: Portugal
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Largest island and also most populated of the archipelago


Topographic islandmap São Miguel

São Miguel map

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Height map of São Miguel

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Weather at São Miguel

The weather type in Ribeira Grandebroken cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 17 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 6.7 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: Southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1028 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 18 December 2017:9 hour and 33 minutes
Sunrise: 09:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: São Miguel

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 3667 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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