Santa Bárbara (Ribeira Grande)

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Santa Bárbara
Civil Parish
Coat of arms
Official name: Freguesia de Santa Bárbara
Name origin: Portuguese for Saint Barbara
Country  Portugal
Autonomous Region  Azores
Island São Miguel
Municipality Ribeira Grande
Localities Chavinha, Courela, Diogo, Santa Bárbara
Center Santa Bárbara
 - elevation 88 m (289 ft)
 - coordinates 37°47′58″N 25°32′1″W / 37.79944°N 25.53361°W / 37.79944; -25.53361Coordinates: 37°47′58″N 25°32′1″W / 37.79944°N 25.53361°W / 37.79944; -25.53361
Highest point Ribeira do Verde Tinto
 - location Serra de Água de Pau
 - elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
 - coordinates 37°46′5″N 25°30′43″W / 37.76806°N 25.51194°W / 37.76806; -25.51194
Lowest point Sea Level
 - location Atlantic Ocean
Area 12.84 km2 (5 sq mi)
 - urban .37 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population 1,275 (2011)
Density 99/km2 (256/sq mi)
Settlement c. 1522
 - Parish 10 April 1736
 - Civil Parish June 1971
LAU Junta Freguesia
 - location Rua Nossa Senhora das Vitórias
 - elevation 84 m (276 ft)
 - coordinates 37°47′59″N 25°31′58″W / 37.79972°N 25.53278°W / 37.79972; -25.53278
President Junta Miguel Melo Sousa
President Assembleia Nelson da Costa
Timezone Azores (UTC-1)
 - summer (DST) Azores (UTC0)
Postal Zone 9600-420
Area Code & Prefix (+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
Patron Saint Nossa Senhora das Vitórias
Wikimedia Commons: Santa Bárbara (Ribeira Grande)
Website: http://fsbarbara.no.sapo.pt
Geographic detail from Instituto Geográfico Português (2010)

Santa Bárbara (Portuguese for Saint Barbara) is a parish in the municipality of Ribeira Grande in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 1,275,[1] in an area of 12.84 km².[2]

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