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  The Azores Islands
 

 
 
The Azores are nine islands, devided into three groups:

The eastern (Grupo oriental): Sao Miguel and Santa Maria islands
The central: Pico, Faial, Sao Jorge, Graciosa and Terceira islands
The western (Grupo ocidental): Flores and Corvo islands.

Grupo Ocidental (north-western group):
Corvo / Vila Nova do Corvo (Ilha Preta) The Black Island (lava and walled fields)
Flores / Santa Cruz das Flores (Ilha pink) rose-colored island (many azaleas)

Grupo Central (central group):
Faial / Horta (Ilha Azul), the blue island (many hydrangeas)
Pico / Madalena (Ilha cinzenta) the gray island (the mountain)
São Jorge / Velas (Ilha Castanha) the brown island (brown rock)
Graciosa / Santa Cruz da Graciosa Island (Ilha Branca) white island (because of the white stones)
Terceira / Angra do Heroismo (Ilha Lilás) the purple island (there are lilac)

Grupo Oriental (South-eastern group):
São Miguel / Ponta Delgada (Ilha Verde), the green island (pasture and forest)
Santa Maria / Vila do Porto (Ilha Amarela) the yellow island (yellow flowers)







 

Atlantic - Azores: 37.44 N / 25.40 W

Distances in km (air-line)

Berlin
≈ 3.411 km

Vienna
≈ 3.550 km

Zurich
≈ 2.883 km

Moscow
≈ 5.011 km

New York
≈ 4.168 km

Sydney
≈ 19.500 km

Tokyo
≈ 11.780 km

Los Angeles
≈ 8.017 km

Pretoria
≈ 8.961 km

Sao Paulo
≈ 7.111 km

 


 
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