Santo Amaro (Velas)

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Santo Amaro
Main road in the parish of Santo Amaro, near the main settlement, Calheta, São Jorge
Main road in the parish of Santo Amaro, near the main settlement, Calheta, São Jorge
Etymology: Portuguese for Saint Maurus
Coordinates: 38°40′55″N 28°11′24″W / 38.68194°N 28.19000°W / 38.68194; -28.19000Coordinates: 38°40′55″N 28°11′24″W / 38.68194°N 28.19000°W / 38.68194; -28.19000
Country Portugal
Autonomous Region Azores
IslandSão Jorge
MunicipalityVelas
LocalitiesAreias, Biscoitos, Boa Hora, Santo Amaro
Government
 • TypeLAU
 • BodyJunta Freguesia
Area
 • Total22.53 km2 (8.70 sq mi)
Elevation
283 m (928 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total862
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-1 (Azores)
 • Summer (DST)UTC0 (Azores)
Postal Zone
9800-525
Area code(s)(+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
Patron SaintSanta Amaro

Santo Amaro is a parish in the district of Velas in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 862,[1] in an area of 22.53 km².[2]

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