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
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: Portuguese for small ravine
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Azores
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 m (2,766 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
Area 17.98 km2 (7 sq mi)
 - urban .69 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population 2,349 (2011)
Density 131 / km2 (339 / sq mi)
Settlement fl. 1500
 - Parish fl. 1600
 - Civil Parish 3 August 1948
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Rua Aristides S. Gamboa
 - 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)
Postal Zone 9600-323
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
Patron Saint Nossa Senhora da Anunciação
Wikimedia Commons: Ribeirinha (Ribeira Grande)
Geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Ribeirinha is a parish in the district of Ribeira Grande in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 2,349,[1] in an area of 17.98 km².[2]

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