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

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -27.21115 lat : 38.72380
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -27°12'40.1472 lat : 38°43'25.6692
Surface area: 400.6 km2 (1.055 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 116.6 km
Average height: 299 metre
Length island: 29.5 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 16.4 km
Name : Santa Bárbara (1021 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 56062
Population density: 139.4 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Angra do Heroismo (Z)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Terceira
Archipelago (island group): Azores
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) São Jorge 71.3 km WestNorthWest
2) Graciosa 80.4 km NorthNorthWest
3) Pico 95.5 km WestNorthWest
4) Faial 130.3 km WestNorthWest
5) São Miguel 186.1 km SouthSouthEast
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipalites : 1) Praia da Vitória 2) Angra do Heroísmo
Main place: Praia da Vitória
Location Main place: East
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 1519 km
Nearest Country: Portugal
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Terceira

Terceira map

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Height map of Terceira

Terceira Digital terrain model - DTM



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Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Terceira

Weather Type: Clear
Current temperature: 13.6 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: Calm
Winddirection: NNE
Atmospheric pressure: 1029 mb
Weather-page: Terceira

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

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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): 3719 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: No

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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