Faial da Terra

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Coordinates: 37°45′3″N 25°12′9″W / 37.75083°N 25.20250°W / 37.75083; -25.20250
Faial da Terra
Civil Parish
SMG POV Faial da Terra.JPG
The central agglomeration of Faial da Terra, concentrated along the Ribeira da Terra
Official name: Freguesia da Água Retorta
Name origin: from Faya trees
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Azores
Island São Miguel
Municipality Povação
Localities Burguete, Faial da Terra, Outeiro, Rebentão, Sanguinho
Center Sanguinho
 - elevation 82 m (269 ft)
 - coordinates 37°45′3″N 25°12′9″W / 37.75083°N 25.20250°W / 37.75083; -25.20250
Highest point
 - location Cerrado de Verão
 - elevation 674 m (2,211 ft)
 - coordinates 37°45′21″N 25°10′46″W / 37.75583°N 25.17944°W / 37.75583; -25.17944
Lowest point Sea Level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
Area 11.38 km2 (4 sq mi)
 - urban .23 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population 359 (2011)
Density 32 / km2 (83 / sq mi)
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Rua da Avenida
 - elevation 19 m (62 ft)
 - coordinates 37°44′42″N 25°11′54″W / 37.74500°N 25.19833°W / 37.74500; -25.19833
President Junta Paulo Nazaré (PS)
Timezone Azores (UTC-1)
 - summer (DST) Azores (UTC0)
Postal Zone 9650-114
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 296 586-XXX
Patron Saint Nossa Senhora da Luz
Wikimedia Commons: Faial da Terra (Ponta Delgada)
Statistics from INE (2001); geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Faial da Terra is a civil parish in the municipality of Povoação on the island of São Miguel in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 359,[1] in an area of 11.38 km².[2] It is located in the southeastern part of the island, on the south coast.

Faial da Terra as viewed from northern micro-settlement of Sanguinho and trail

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