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The inhabited fairly large island of Flores is part of (the island group) Azores and is located in the country of Portugal, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 1839.4 km. The nearest (main) land is Spain and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 141 km2 and is therefore 0.371 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 67.4 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 16.7 km by 12.3 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The highest point is 915 meter and is named Pico do Burrinho . The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 39.44 (39°26'3.3954), -31.2 (-31°1'13.1196).


The population is 3791 and the population density is thus on 25.80 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Santa Cruz das Flores (located in the East of the island). Other places on the island are: Caveira (O), Lajes das Flores (8), Lajedo (10). The island is located in the West-northwest of the country Portugal. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Region Azores (local administrative level-name Região Autónoma), in the municipalites : 1) Santa Cruz das Flores 2) Lajes das Flores (local administrative level-name Concelho). Direct neighboring islands of Flores are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Corvo Located 17.8 km EastNorthEast of the island.
2) Faial Located 219.3 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
3) Pico Located 246.2 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
4) São Jorge Located 254.8 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
5) Graciosa Located 266.9 km North of the island.
6) Terceira Located 332.9 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
7) São Miguel Located 491.5 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
8) Ilhéu de Vila Franca Located 531.3 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
9) Santa Maria Located 586.8 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
10) Madeira Located 1445.6 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
11) Ilhas Desertas Located 1515.4 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
12) Ilhas Desertas Located 1517.1 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
13) Ilhas Desertas Located 1527.6 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
14) La Palma Located 1685.6 km NorthWest of the island.
15) El Hierro Located 1762.9 km NorthWest of the island.
16) La Gomera Located 1779.5 km NorthWest of the island.
17) Tenerife Located 1793.4 km NorthWest of the island.
18) Isla de Salvora Located 1885 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
19) Isla de Ons Located 1890.3 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
20) Gran Canaria Located 1891.5 km NorthWest of the island.
21) Islas Cies Located 1892.3 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
22) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur Located 1892.6 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
23) Isla de Arosa Located 1896 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
24) Isla de La Toja Located 1898.8 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
25) Isla Cortegada Located 1904.6 km NorthNorthEast of the island.





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