|Civil Parish (Freguesia)|
The coastal plain of Feteiras, with its surroundings of pasturelands and subdivided parecels
|Official name: Freguesia das Feteiras|
|Name origin: feteira, Portuguese plural form meaning places of many ferns|
|Localities||Biscoito, Chã do Tanque, Feteiras|
|Center||Cerrado da Fonte de Cima|
|- elevation||406 m (1,332 ft)|
|- location||Sete Cidades Massif, Sete Cidades, Ponta Delgada|
|- elevation||873.28 m (2,865 ft)|
|Lowest point||Sea Level|
|- location||Atlantic Ocean|
|Length||6.43 km (4 mi), Northwest-Southeast|
|Width||5.58 km (3 mi), Southwest-Northeast|
|Area||23.51 km2 (9 sq mi)|
|- land||22.94 km2 (9 sq mi)|
|- water||.05 km2 (0 sq mi)|
|- urban||.52 km2 (0 sq mi)|
|Density||72.69 / km2 (188 / sq mi)|
|- location||Largo da Igreja, Feteiras, Ponta Delgada|
|President Junta||João Manuel Raposo Barbosa|
|- summer (DST)||Azores (UTC0)|
|ISO 3166-2 code||PT-|
|Postal Zone||9500-554 Feteiras|
|Area Code & Prefix||(+351) 292 XXX-XXXX|
|Patron Saint||Santa Luzia|
|Parish Address||Largo da Igreja
|Wikimedia Commons: Feteiras (Ponta Delgada)|
|Statistics from INE (2001); geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)|
Feteiras is a civil parish in the southwestern coast of the municipality of Ponta Delgada in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The mountains which are covered with trees are to the north, while the Atlantic Ocean lies to the south. In 2001 there were 1709 inhabitants occuyping the dispersed communities in an area of 23.45 km² (its density was approximately 73 inhabitants per km²).
The population during the 19th century was estimated at 860 people (in approximately 342 homes), and surpassed 1000 residents by the early 20th century.
Feteiras has a school, a lyceum, a church and a square, and is accessed with a bus transport to Ponta Delgada.
Agriculture is the primary industry, with farmlands and pasturelands occupying many of the level parcels of land along the coastline.