Remédios

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Coordinates: 37°53′9″N 25°44′10″W / 37.88583°N 25.73611°W / 37.88583; -25.73611
Remédios
Civil Parish
Official name: Freguesia de Remédios
Name origin: Portuguese for remedies
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Azores
Island São Miguel
Municipality Ponta Delgada
Center Remédios
 - elevation 174 m (571 ft)
 - coordinates 37°53′9″N 25°44′10″W / 37.88583°N 25.73611°W / 37.88583; -25.73611
Highest point Pico da Cruz
 - elevation 796 m (2,612 ft)
 - coordinates 37°50′59″N 25°45′37″W / 37.84972°N 25.76028°W / 37.84972; -25.76028
Lowest point Sea Level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
Area 5.59 km2 (2 sq mi)
 - water .00 km2 (0 sq mi)
 - urban .33 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population 931 (2011)
Density 167 / km2 (433 / sq mi)
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Rua Chã dos Remédios
President Junta André Filipe Machado Correia
Timezone Azores (UTC-1)
 - summer (DST) Azores (UTC0)
Postal Zone 9545 - 301
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
Patron Saint Nossa Senhora dos Remédios
Wikimedia Commons: Remédios (Ponta Delgada)
Statistics from INE (2001); geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Remédios is a parish in the district of Ponta Delgada in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 931,[1] in an area of 5.59 km².[2] It is located in the northwestern part of the island of São Miguel. The mountains which are covered with lovely laurisilva trees are to the southwest while the Atlantic Ocean lies to the northeast.

The front facade of the Chapel of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios

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