Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada
coat of arms flag
Wappen der Stadt Ponta Delgada Flagge von Ponta Delgada
situation map
Lagekarte von Ponta Delgada
base data
region: The Azores
height: 0 m
circle Ponta Delgada
surface: 231.90 km ²
inhabitants: 65,853 (conditions: 2001)
Population density 283.97/km ²
number of municipalities: 24
Ponta Delgada, Hafenblick
Ponta Delgada, port view

Ponta Delgada is the capital of the Azores on the island São Miguel, in addition, the governmental district of the same name in the south and the west of the island. Here are the seat of the Provinzialregierung and the principal place of the 1976 created university of the Azores (Universidade DOS Acores).

The city center essentially consists of a central part, Sao Sebastiao around the church of the same name, and that the church municipality Sao Pedro in the east of the center. Around the city the two places Faja de Baixo, the “low place” and Faja de Cima, the “higher place” continue to themselves store.

Faja de Baixo is admits for the pineapple cultivated there, Faja de Cima for its over-swan-resembled Festivitäten and the Frischkäse from a mixture of goats - and cow milk. Both places are commuter places, many the inhabitant work in the center of the city.

Each year in May is celebrated the “dia. DO Santo Cristo”, the celebration of the holy Christ, with aufwändig decorated roads laid out with flowers.

The following 24 municipalities belong to the circle Ponta Delgada:

Municipalities inhabitant surface population density height geographical situation
of Ajuda there Bretanha 1,334 13.03 km ² 102,4/km ² 0 m 37.9 (37°54') N
25.7667 (25°40') W
Arrifes 6,941 25.27 km ² 274.7/km ² 91 m 37,7667 (37°46') N
31,7 (27°42') W
Candelária 1,184 8.53 km ² 138.8/km ² 123 m 37 N
25 W
Capelas 3,759 16.84 km ² 223,2 km ² 1 m 37,833 (37°50') N
25,6833 (25°41') W
Covoada 1,259 9.92 km ² 126.9/km ² - -
Fajã de Baixo 4,553 4.05 km ² 1 124.2/km ² 1 m 37,75 (37°45') N
25,65 (25°39') W
Fajã de Cima 3,634 11.89 km ² 305.6/km ² 26 m 37.7667 (37°46') N
25.667 (25°40') W
Fenais there Luz 1,895 7.67 km ² 247.1/km ² 1 m 37.81667 (37°49') N
25.633 (25°39') W
Feteiras 1,709 23.45 km ² 72.9/km ² 280 m 37 N
25 W
Ginetes 1,267 12.07 km ² 105/km ² 288 m 37.85 (37°51') N
, 833 (25°50') W
Livramento 3.489 5.57 km ² 626.4/km ² 20 m 37.75 (37°45') N
25.61667 (25°37') W
Mosteiros 1.196 8.69 km ² 133.2/km ² 288 m 37.8833 (37°50') N
Longitude: 25,81667 (25°49') W
Pilar there Bretanha - - - - -
Relva 2,703 10.98 km ² 246.2/km ² 19 m 37.75 (37°45') N
25.71667 (25°43') W
Remédios 997 5.56 km ² 179.37/km ² 373 m 37,75 (37°45') N
25,533 (35°33') W
Santa Bárbara 880 8.71 km ² 101.0/km ² 300 m 37,75 (37°45') N
25,733 (25°44') W
Santa Clara - - - - -
Santo António 2,004 11.73 km ² 170.8/km ² 0 km 37,85 (37°51') N
25,5667 (25°34') W
São José (Ponta Delgada) 8,627 3.89 km ² 2 217/km ² 2 m 37 N
25 W
São Pedro (Ponta Delgada) 7,177 2,81 km ² 2 554,1/km ² 3 m 37,833 N
25,633 W
São Roque 4,414 7.16 km ² 616.5/km ² 0 m 37,75 (37°45') N
,633 (25°39') W
São Sebastião (Ponta Delgada) (Matriz (Ponta Delgada)) 4,309 3.20 km ² 1 346/km ² - -
São Vicente Ferreira 1,664 11.37 km ² 146.4/km ² 7 m 37.81667 (37°49') N
25.65 (25°39') W
Sete Cidades 858 19.22 km ² 44.6/km ² - 37 N
25 W

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