Ribeirinha (Ribeira Grande)

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Coordinates: 37°49′31″N 25°29′23″W / 37.82528°N 25.48972°W / 37.82528; -25.48972
Ribeirinha
Civil Parish (Freguesia)
Vista parcial da Ribeirinha, Ribeira Grande, ilha de São Miguel, Açores.JPG
The vista of Ribeirinha, showing the spatter cone of Pico da Multa (center) and Pico Mocho (right)
Official name: Freguesia da Ribeirinha
Name origin: ribeirinha, Portuguese for small ravine; ribeira (ravine) + -inha (diminutive)
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Azores
Group Central
Island São Miguel
Municipality Ribeira Grande
Localities Gramas, Lameiro, Ribeirinha, Santa Rosa, Santo António
Center Ribeirinha
 - elevation 109 m (358 ft)
 - coordinates 37°49′31″N 25°29′23″W / 37.82528°N 25.48972°W / 37.82528; -25.48972
Highest point Pastos da Margarida
 - elevation 843.4 m (2,767 ft)
 - coordinates 37°47′22″N 25°26′32″W / 37.78944°N 25.44222°W / 37.78944; -25.44222
Lowest point Sea Level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
Length 8.61 km (5 mi), Northwest-Southeast
Width 3.26 km (2 mi), Southwest-Northeast
Area 18.0 km2 (7 sq mi)
 - urban .69 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population 2,124 (2001)
Density 118 / km2 (306 / sq mi)
Settlement fl. 1500
 - Parish fl. 1600
 - Civil Parish 3 August 1948
LAU Freguesia/Junta Freguesia
 - location Rua Aristides S. Gamboa, Ribeirinha, Ribeira Grande
 - elevation 79 m (259 ft)
 - coordinates 37°49′32″N 25°29′48″W / 37.82556°N 25.49667°W / 37.82556; -25.49667
President Junta José Carlos Paiva Garcia
President Assembleia Paulo Jorge Pacheco Leite
Timezone Azores (UTC-1)
 - summer (DST) Azores (UTC0)
ISO 3166-2 code PT-
Postal Zone 9600-323 Ribeirinha
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
Demonym Micalense
Patron Saint Nossa Senhora da Anunciação
Parish Address Rua Aristides S. Gamboa, 26
9600-323 Ribeirinha
Wikimedia Commons: Ribeirinha (Ribeira Grande)
Statistics from INE (2001); geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Ribeirinha is a parish in the district of Ribeira Grande in the Azores. The population in 2001 is 2124, its density is 118/km² and the area is 18 km².

Geography[edit]

Ribeirinha has a school, and a square (praça).