Angra do Heroísmo

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Coordinates: 38°29′19″N 27°13′15″W / 38.48861°N 27.22083°W / 38.48861; -27.22083
Angra do Heroísmo
Municipality (Concelho)
Historic ceety center o Angra do Heroísmo, wi the cinder cone Monte Brasil, as seen leukin towards the sooth coast o Terceira
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Official name: Concelho da Angra do Heroísmo
Name origin: angra Portuguese for cove; wis re-baptizit Angra do Heroísmo efter the Leeberal Wars, for its heroism against the tyranny o Miguelist forces: herorísmo is Portuguese for heroism; Angra do Heroísmo is literally Cove o Heroism
Nickname: Angra
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Autonomous Region Banner o Azores Azores
Group Central
Island Terceira
Municipality Angra do Heroísmo
Ceevil Parishes Altares, Cinco Ribeiras, Doze Ribeiras, Feteira, Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Porto Judeu, Posto Santo, Raminho, Ribeirinha, Santa Bárbara, Santa Luzia, São Bartolomeu de Regatos, São Bento, São Mateus da Calheta, São Pedro, , Serreta, Terra Chã, Vila de São Sebastião
Landmarks Monte Brasil, Santa Bárbara Volcano
Center
 - elevation 31 m (102 ft)
 - coordinates 38°29′19″N 27°13′15″W / 38.48861°N 27.22083°W / 38.48861; -27.22083
Highest point Santa Bárbara
 - location Santa Bárbara, Santa Bárbara, Angra do Heroísmo
 - elevation 1,023 m (3,356 ft)
 - coordinates 38°43′48″N 27°19′12″W / 38.73000°N 27.32000°W / 38.73000; -27.32000
Lowest point Sea level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Length 27.99 km (17 mi), Wast-East
Width 18.20 km (11 mi), North-Sooth
Area 239 km2 (92 sq mi)
Population 35,103 (2001)
Density 146.87 / km2 (380 / sq mi)
LAU Concelho/Câmara Municipal
 - location Praça Velha,
Preses Andreia Martins Cardoso da Costa (PS)
Municipal Chair Ricardo Manuel Rodrigues de Barros (PS)
Timezone Azores (UTC-1)
 - simmer (DST) Azores (UTC0)
ISO 3166-2 code PT-
Postal Zone 9701-101 Angra do Heroísmo
Aurie Code & Prefix (+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Name Central Zone o the Toun o Angra do Heroismo in the Azores
Year 1983 (#7)
Number 206
Region Europe an North Americae
Criteria iv, vi
Demonym Terceirense; Angrense
Patron Saunt São João
Municipal Address Praça Velha
9701-101 Angra do Heroísmo
Municipal Holidays 24 Juin
Location o the municipality o Angra do Heroísmo in the airchipelago o the Azores
Wikimedia Commons: Angra do Heroísmo
Wabsteid: http://www.cm-ah.pt

Angra do Heroísmo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɐ̃ɡɾɐ ðu eɾuˈiʒmu]), locally referred tae as Angra, is a municipality an ceety (o approximately 21,300 fowk) on the island o Terceira, athin the Portuguese autonomous region o the Azores. The municipal aurie haes a population of 35,581 an an aurie o 239.0 km2 (92.3 sq mi). Alang wi Praia da Vitória tae the north, it is ane o twa municipal admeenistrative diveesions that are comprised bi Terceira. Thegither wi Ponta Delgada (São Miguel) an Horta (Faial), Angra is ane o the three regional caipitals o the Azores. Each capital is responsible for ane o the three branches o govrenment; Angra is the location o the judicial branch (the Supreme Court o the Azores), in addition tae being the releegious centre o the Airchdiocese o Azores.

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