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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): WGS84long: -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: 86.90 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 6 km EastSouthEast
2) São Jorge 30.2 km NorthEast
3) Graciosa 68.2 km NorthEast
4) Terceira 107.3 km East
5) Flores 219.3 km WestNorthWest
6) Corvo 228.9 km WestNorthWest
7) São Miguel 252.4 km EastSouthEast
8) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 292.1 km EastSouthEast
9) Santa Maria 346.8 km EastSouthEast
10) Madeira 1205.8 km EastSouthEast
11) Ilhas Desertas 1275.4 km EastSouthEast
12) Ilhas Desertas 1277 km EastSouthEast
13) Ilhas Desertas 1287.7 km EastSouthEast
14) La Palma 1457.6 km SouthEast
15) El Hierro 1539.6 km SouthEast
16) La Gomera 1551.4 km SouthEast
17) Tenerife 1563.5 km SouthEast
18) Gran Canaria 1658.8 km SouthEast
19) Isla de Salvora 1709.5 km EastNorthEast
20) Isla de Ons 1713.6 km EastNorthEast
21) Islas Cies 1714.2 km EastNorthEast
22) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur 1714.3 km EastNorthEast
23) Alegranza 1718.7 km EastSouthEast
24) Isla de Arosa 1721.4 km EastNorthEast
25) Isla de La Toja 1723.3 km EastNorthEast
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipality Horta
Main place: Horta
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Algar (South)
Capelo (WestNorthWest)
Carreira (SouthWest)
Cedros (NorthNorthEast)
Cha da cruz (EastSouthEast)
Chao frio (SouthEast)
Courelas (South)
Espalhafatos (East)
Farrobim (SouthSouthWest)
Feteira (South)
Flamengos (SouthSouthEast)
Granja (South)
Horta (SouthSouthEast)
Lajinha (South)
Lomba (SouthEast)
Lombega (WestSouthWest)
Pasteleiro (SouthSouthEast)
Pedregulho (SouthSouthWest)
Pedro Miguel (EastSouthEast)
Portela (South)
Praia (SouthEast)
Praia de Baixo (NorthWest)
Ribeira do Cabo (WestNorthWest)
Ribeirinha (EastSouthEast)
Salao acores (EastNorthEast)
Santa barbara acores ilha ilha do faial (SouthSouthEast)
Santo Amaro (SouthSouthEast)
Sao pedro acores ilha ilha do faial (South)
Volta (SouthEast)

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 Horta Municipalityscattered cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 16 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.13 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: North-northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1019 mb
Humidity: 90 %
Daylength at 18 July 2024:14 hour and 32 minutes
Sunrise: 08:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 23:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Faial

The weather for the next few hours

Horta Municipality - PT (longitude: -28.7002, latitude: 38.5781)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction NW): not known
16 degrees Celcius
1019 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
16 degrees Celcius
1020 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
17 degrees Celcius
1021 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
17 degrees Celcius
1020 mbar
clear skyweericoon
17 degrees Celcius
1021 mbar
clear skyweericoon

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

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Tourist information: Info Faial
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island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

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