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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Popular Destinations

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

Notable Places in the Area

Water feature
Lagoa do Fogo is a crater lake within the stratovolcano in the center of the island of São Miguel in the archipelago of the . Photo: Apeto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a civil parish in the municipality of Lagoa in the archipelago of the . Photo: Vitor Oliveira, CC BY 2.0.

São Miguel

Latitude
37.7761° or 37° 46' 34.1" north
Longitude
-25.4952° or 25° 29' 42.5" west
Population
138,000
Elevation
591 metres (1939 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3372598

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جزيرة ساو ميغيل
  • Basque: Sao Miguel
  • Basque: São Miguel
  • Basque: São Miguel uhartea
  • Belarusian: Востраў Сан-Мігел
  • Belarusian: Сан-Мігел
  • Breton: Enez Sant Mikael
  • Breton: Enez São Miguel
  • Breton: Ilha de São Miguel
  • Catalan: Illa de São Miguel
  • Cebuano: Ilha de São Miguel (pulo sa Portugal)
  • Cebuano: Ilha de São Miguel
  • Chinese: 圣米格尔岛
  • Chinese: 聖米格爾島
  • Croatian: São Miguel
  • Czech: Sao Miguel
  • Czech: São Miguel
  • Danish: Sao Miguel
  • Danish: São Miguel
  • Dutch: Sao Miguel (eiland)
  • Dutch: São Miguel
  • English: San Miguel island
  • English: São Miguel Island
  • English: The Green Island
  • English: The Green island
  • Esperanto: Insulo Sankta Mikaelo
  • Esperanto: Insulo Sanmigelo
  • Esperanto: Sanmigelo
  • Estonian: Sao Miguel
  • Estonian: São Miguel
  • Finnish: Sao Miguel
  • Finnish: São Miguel
  • French: Ilha de São Miguel
  • French: Sao Miguel
  • French: São Miguel
  • Galician: Illa de San Miguel
  • Galician: Illa de São Miguel
  • German: Ilha de São Miguel
  • German: Sao Miguel
  • German: São Miguel
  • Greek: Σάο Μιγκέλ
  • Hebrew: סאו מיגל
  • Hungarian: São Miguel
  • Indonesian: Pulau São Miguel
  • Italian: São Miguel
  • Japanese: サンミゲル島
  • Korean: 상미겔섬
  • Latvian: Sanmigela
  • Lithuanian: San Migelis
  • Macedonian: Сао Мигел (остров)
  • Malay: Pulau São Miguel
  • Northern Frisian: São Miguel
  • Norwegian: São Miguel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: São Miguel
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sao Miguel
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: São Miguel
  • Persian: جزیره سائو میگوئل
  • Polish: Sao Miguel
  • Polish: São Miguel
  • Portuguese: Ilha de São Miguel
  • Portuguese: Micaelense
  • Portuguese: São Miguel
  • Russian: Сан-Мигел
  • Sicilian: São Miguel (Azzorre)
  • Sicilian: São Miguel
  • Slovak: São Miguel
  • Slovenian: São Miguel (otok)
  • Slovenian: São Miguel
  • Spanish: Isla San Miguel
  • Spanish: Isla de San Miguel
  • Spanish: Isla de Sao Miguel
  • Spanish: Isla de São Miguel
  • Spanish: Sao Miguel
  • Spanish: São Miguel
  • Swahili: São Miguel
  • Swedish: Sao Miguel
  • Swedish: São Miguel
  • Tamil: சாவோ மிக்கல் தீவு
  • Thai: เกาะเซามีแกล
  • Turkish: São Miguel Adası
  • Ukrainian: Острів Сан Мігел
  • Ukrainian: Сан-Мігел
  • Ukrainian: Сан Мігел
  • Western Frisian: São Miguel
  • Ilha de Sao Miguel
  • San Miguel Island
  • Сао Мигел

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