The Azores Archipelago is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and is part of the Macronesia region, which also includes Madeira, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde and Northwest Africa.
Divided into three groups, the Azores are made up of 9 islands with a total surface area of 2,329.67 km2.
Eastern Group: Santa Maria (97 km2) and São Miguel (747 km2);
Central Group: Terceira (397 km2), Graciosa (61 km2), São Jorge (238 km2), Faial (173 km2) and Pico (447 km2);
Western Group: Flores (143 km2) and Corvo (17 km2);
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