Azores: Information

Azores (1432 - )

The Azores, officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal (along with Madeira). It is an archipelago composed of nine volcanic islands in the Macaronesia region of the North Atlantic Ocean, about 1,400 km west of Lisbon, in continental Portugal, about 1,500 km northwest of Morocco, and about 1,930 km southeast of Newfoundland, Canada.

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Azores: Details
Official NameAutonomous Region of the Azores
Original NameAçores
From1432
FlagFlag of Azores
Coat of ArmsCoat of Arms of of Azores
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