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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -28.33248 lat : 38.46938
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -28°19'56.9352 lat : 38°28'0.975
Surface area: 445 km2 (1.172 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 136.3 km
Average height: 468 metre
Length island: 46.2 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 15.9 km
Name : Mount Pico (2351 metre)
Orientation island: Northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 14144
Population density: 31.60 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Sao Roque do Pico (N), Lajes do Pico (Z)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Pico
Archipelago (island group): Azores
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Faial 6 km WestNorthWest
2) São Jorge 17.7 km NorthNorthEast
3) Graciosa 59.7 km NorthNorthEast
4) Terceira 65.7 km EastNorthEast
5) São Miguel 200.2 km EastSouthEast
6) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 239.8 km EastSouthEast
7) Flores 246.2 km WestNorthWest
8) Corvo 255.1 km WestNorthWest
9) Santa Maria 296.1 km EastSouthEast
10) Madeira 1154.8 km EastSouthEast
11) Ilhas Desertas 1224.2 km EastSouthEast
12) Ilhas Desertas 1225.9 km EastSouthEast
13) Ilhas Desertas 1236.6 km EastSouthEast
14) La Palma 1412.8 km SouthEast
15) El Hierro 1496.6 km SouthEast
16) La Gomera 1506.5 km SouthEast
17) Tenerife 1517.9 km SouthEast
18) Gran Canaria 1612 km SouthEast
19) Alegranza 1668.7 km EastSouthEast
20) Isla de Salvora 1670.2 km EastNorthEast
21) Isla de Ons 1674 km EastNorthEast
22) Islas Cies 1674.2 km EastNorthEast
23) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur 1674.3 km EastNorthEast
24) Lanzarote 1675 km SouthEast
25) Montaña Clara 1675.3 km EastSouthEast
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipalites : 1) Velas 2) Calheta
Main place: Madalena
Location Main place: West-northwest
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 1606 km
Nearest Country: Portugal
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Pico

Pico map

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Map Pico Portugal

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Height map of Pico

Pico Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Pico

The weather type in São Roque do Pico Municipalitylight rainweericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 5.27 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: North-northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 999 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 8 December 2022:9 hour and 34 minutes
Sunrise: 09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Pico

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



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): 3835 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: No

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

Wikipedia Pico ?> Wikipedia: Wikipedia Pico
Tourist information: Info Pico
Youtube: Youtube Pico
UNESCO Pico Portugal ?> UNESCO: Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture


island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

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