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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:Faial

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -28.70024 lat : 38.57812
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -28°42'0.8676 lat : 38°34'41.2356
Surface area: 173.1 km2 (0.456 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 75 km
Average height: 329 metre
Length island: 21.2 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 16.3 km
Name : Cabeço Gordo (1043 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 15038
Population density: 86.9 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Salao (N), Ribeininha ( O), Praia do Norte (NW)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Faial
Archipelago (island group): Azores
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Pico 40.1 km SouthEast
2) São Jorge 59 km EastSouthEast
3) Graciosa 78.1 km EastNorthEast
4) Terceira 130.3 km EastSouthEast
5) Flores 240.4 km NorthWest
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipality Horta
Main place: Horta
Location Main place: Southeast
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 1653 km
Nearest Country: Portugal
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Faial

Faial map

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Map Faial

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Height map of Faial

Faial Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Faial

The weather type in Hortabroken cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 19 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 7.2 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: South-southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1027 mb
Humidity: 77 %
Daylength at 17 December 2017:9 hour and 29 minutes
Sunrise: 10:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Faial

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 3856 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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