Biscoitos

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Biscoitos
Civil Parish
Biscoitos, vista parcial, Praia da Vitória, ilha Terceira, Açores.JPG
Partial vista of the residential homes of Biscoitos along the coast
Coat of arms
Official name: Freguesia de Biscoitos
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Azores
Island Terceira
Municipality Praia da Vitória
Localities Baiões, Biscoitos, Biscoito Bravo, Canadinhas, Canada da Salga, Canada do Caldeiro, Canada do Porto, São Pedro
Center Biscoitos
 - elevation 71 m (233 ft)
 - coordinates 38°47′32″N 27°15′32″W / 38.79222°N 27.25889°W / 38.79222; -27.25889Coordinates: 38°47′32″N 27°15′32″W / 38.79222°N 27.25889°W / 38.79222; -27.25889
Highest point Juncal
 - elevation 704 m (2,310 ft)
 - coordinates 38°45′7″N 27°14′22″W / 38.75194°N 27.23944°W / 38.75194; -27.23944
Lowest point Sea level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Area 27.05 km2 (10 sq mi)
 - water .01 km2 (0 sq mi)
 - urban 1.34 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population 1,424 (2011)
Density 53/km2 (137/sq mi)
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Largo Francisco M Brum
President Junta Carlos Cardoso
Timezone Azores (UTC-1)
 - summer (DST) Azores (UTC0)
Postal Zone 9760-051
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 292 XXX XXX
Demonym Biscoitense
Patron Saint São Pedro
Biscoitos is located in Terceira
Biscoitos
Location of the parish seat of Biscoitos on the island of Terceira
Wikimedia Commons: Biscoitos (Praia da Vitória)
Geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Biscoitos is a civil parish in the municipality of Praia da Vitória, on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese Azores. The population in 2011 was 1,424,[1] in an area of 27.05 km².[2] The village has a wine museum called the Museu do Vinho dos Biscoitos that was established in 1990.

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