Faial is an island in the archipelago, an autonomous region of . Horta, the legislative capital of the Azores, is the sole municipality on the island.
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Notable Places in the Area

is the highest point in the island of Faial, measuring 1,043 metres above sea level. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Photo: Luissilveira, Public domain.

Photo: Luissilveira, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a civil parish of the municipality of , located along the northern coast between and , on the island of Faial, in the archipelago of the . Photo: Luissilveira, Public domain.


38.5774° or 38° 34' 38.5" north
-28.6999° or 28° 41' 59.8" west
Open Location Code
809 metres (2,654 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Faial
  • Basque: Faial uhartea
  • Belarusian: Востраў Фаял
  • Belarusian: Фаял
  • Catalan: Illa de Faial
  • Cebuano: Ilha do Faial
  • Chinese: 法亚尔岛
  • Chinese: 法亞爾島
  • Czech: Faial
  • Dutch: Faial
  • English: Faial Island
  • English: Fayal
  • English: Fayal Island
  • Estonian: Faial
  • Finnish: Faial
  • French: Faial
  • Gallegan: Illa do Faial
  • German: Faial
  • German: Ilha do Faial
  • Greek: Νήσος Φαϊάλ
  • Greek: Φαϊάλ
  • Hebrew: פאיאל
  • Icelandic: Faial
  • Indonesian: Pulau Faial
  • Italian: Faial
  • Japanese: ファイアル島
  • Korean: 파이알섬
  • Latvian: Fajala
  • Lithuanian: Fajalas
  • Macedonian: Фајал (остров)
  • Norwegian: Faial
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Faial
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Faial
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Fayal
  • Persian: جزیره فیالی
  • Polish: Faial
  • Portuguese: Faial
  • Portuguese: Ilha do Faial
  • Romanian: Insula Faial
  • Russian: Файял
  • Russian: Фаял
  • Slovenian: Faial (otok)
  • Slovenian: Faial
  • Spanish: Isla Faial
  • Spanish: Isla de Faial
  • Spanish: Isla de Fayal
  • Swahili (generic): Faial
  • Swedish: Faial
  • Thai: Faial Island
  • Thai: Fayal
  • Thai: เกาะฟายาล
  • Turkish: Faial
  • Ukrainian: Фаял
  • Фајал

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