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Azores

Azores Facts

Azores facts
  • Name: Azores, an autonomous region of Portugal since 1439
  • Capital City: Ponta Delgada (64,516 pop.)
    (20,113 metro)
  • Azores Population: 245,374 (2010 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    Euro
    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: Portuguese
  • GDP total: unknown
  • GDP per capita: $20,858 (2010 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Portuguese (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Ponta Delgada
  • Name: Thought to derive from the vernacular Portuguese word azore, meaning 'blue'
  • National Day: June 10
  • Religion: Catholic, others
  • Symbols