São Miguel

São Miguel is the largest and most populous island of the archipelago. Portuguese for Saint Michael, the island is also known by locals as "The Green Island". Most visitors arriving to and from the Azores will pass through São Miguel.

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is the largest city in the archipelago. Photo: Apeto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Water feature
is a crater lake within the Água de Pau Massif stratovolcano in the center of the island of São Miguel in the archipelago of the . is situated 2½ km southeast of São Miguel. Photo: Apeto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
is situated 6 km north of São Miguel. Photo: Luissilveira, Public domain.

Water feature
is situated 8 km east of São Miguel. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a civil parish in the municipality of Lagoa in the archipelago of the . is situated 6 km south of São Miguel. Photo: Vitor Oliveira, CC BY 2.0.

Village
is a civil parish in the municipality of Ribeira Grande in the archipelago of the . is situated 8 km northeast of São Miguel. Photo: Luissilveira, Public domain.

Town
is a town and municipality in the southern part of the island of São Miguel in the Autonomous Region of the . is situated 8 km southeast of São Miguel. Photo: Ymblanter, CC BY-SA 4.0.

São Miguel

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