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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -31.20311 lat : 39.44277
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -31°1'13.1196 lat : 39°26'3.3954
Surface area: 141 km2 (0.371 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 67.4 km
Average height: 410 metre
Length island: 16.7 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 12.3 km
Name : Pico do Burrinho (915 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 3791
Population density: 25.80 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Caveira (O), Lajes das Flores (8), Lajedo (10)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Flores
Archipelago (island group): Azores
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Corvo 17.8 km NorthNorthEast
2) Faial 219.3 km EastSouthEast
3) Pico 246.2 km EastSouthEast
4) São Jorge 254.8 km EastSouthEast
5) Graciosa 266.9 km East
6) Terceira 332.9 km EastSouthEast
7) São Miguel 491.5 km EastSouthEast
8) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 531.3 km EastSouthEast
9) Santa Maria 586.8 km EastSouthEast
10) Madeira 1445.6 km EastSouthEast
11) Ilhas Desertas 1515.4 km EastSouthEast
12) Ilhas Desertas 1517.1 km EastSouthEast
13) Ilhas Desertas 1527.6 km EastSouthEast
14) La Palma 1685.6 km SouthEast
15) El Hierro 1762.9 km SouthEast
16) La Gomera 1779.5 km SouthEast
17) Tenerife 1793.4 km SouthEast
18) Isla de Salvora 1885 km EastNorthEast
19) Isla de Ons 1890.3 km EastNorthEast
20) Gran Canaria 1891.5 km SouthEast
21) Islas Cies 1892.3 km EastNorthEast
22) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur 1892.6 km EastNorthEast
23) Isla de Arosa 1896 km EastNorthEast
24) Isla de La Toja 1898.8 km EastNorthEast
25) Isla Cortegada 1904.6 km EastNorthEast
Country: Portugal
Location in Country: West-northwest
Name Região Autónoma: Autonomous Region Azores
Name Concelho: municipalites : 1) Santa Cruz das Flores 2) Lajes das Flores
Main place: Santa Cruz das Flores
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Boavista (EastSouthEast)
Faja grande (NorthWest)
Fazenda das Lajes (South)
Fazenda de Santa Cruz (East)
Lajes das Flores (SouthSouthWest)
Lomba (South)
Monte (East)
Ponta Delgada (NorthNorthEast)
Ribeira dos Barqueiros (EastSouthEast)
Santa Cruz das Flores (EastSouthEast)

Location Main place: East
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 1839 km
Nearest Country: Spain
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Flores

Flores map

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Map Flores

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Height map of Flores

Flores Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Flores

The weather type in Santa Cruz das Floresscattered cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 11 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 9.27 meter per second (Wind force - bft 5)
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 1027 mb
Humidity: 58 %
Daylength at 3 December 2022:9 hour and 35 minutes
Sunrise: 10:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Flores

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): 3986 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: No

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

Wikipedia Flores ?> Wikipedia: Wikipedia Flores
Tourist information: Info Flores
Youtube: Youtube Flores


island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

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